St John's College
A "New Curriculum" adopted in the 1930's is hardly new, but St. John's College remains ardently committed to it, whether on the original campus in Annapolis, or its younger sibling found in Santa Fe. Whether Chesapeake Bay east or Sangre de Cristo foothills west, about 400 undergraduates read the same great texts of Western Civilization, working from the ancient Greeks toward, barely reaching, the 20th Century, and reading Latin or Greek, French or German. The conversation of the ages continues in seminars in which tutors ask opening questions and guide discussion. The signature sport? Croquet.