Randolph College is a nationally recognized, private, liberal arts and sciences institution with a career focus located in Lynchburg, Virginia. Founded in 1891 as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Randolph is known for its excellent academic program, diverse close-knit community, exceptional faculty, rich traditions, and growing NCAA Division III athletics program. The College’s rich academic program offers students a choice from 29 majors and 43 minors. The College also offers popular pre-professional programs in engineering, nursing, law, medicine, and veterinary studies. The teacher licensure program is enhanced by two graduate degree programs in education; a third graduate program, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing, has just been added and will welcome its first class in summer 2018. Randolph’s Center for Student Research facilitates opportunities for students to participate in original and innovative research and scholarship. The Center for Ancient Drama provides a unique student experience associated with the production of the Greek Play and the internationally-recognized scholarly journal Didaskalia. In addition, Randolph’s competitive and funded Summer Research Program allows students to spend eight intensive weeks collaborating with faculty members.