Manhattanville College, History of Social Action

Manhattanville College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college, located in Purchase, New York. Since Manhattanville’s inception in 1847, its founders have bequeathed its mission, vision and heritage the symbiotic relationship of academic excellence and social and ethical responsibility to its faculty and students. The 150 objects here depict that heritage and vision. The College continues its involvement in social action and promotion of social justice.