WEATHER »

Westmont Gets Nod on Best College List


Just days before welcoming its class of 2014, Westmont College was ranked number 99 out of the country’s top 266 liberal arts colleges. It’s the second year in a row the school has placed in the top 100 in U.S. News & World Report’s “American’s Best Colleges” rankings, and the sixth year in a row its made it on the overall list. Only seven other liberal arts colleges in California are included in the top 100 group: Pomona, Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Scripps, Occidental, Pitzer, and Thomas Aquinas colleges.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Santa Barbara Priests Named in New Abuse Reports

Twelve men accused of child molestation served in area parishes.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Far Higher than Projected

The county misses its target by a whopping 29 percentage points.

Toasts and Roasts for Wolf and Hart

There will be a changing of the guard for the second supervisorial district.

ICE Detains Individual on Westside

Enforcement action on Wednesday morning questioned community members and picked up one person.

Rough Start for San Marcos Principal Search

Parents and board members are demanding more transparency from the district.