DePauw University

private liberal arts college in Greencastle, Indiana, United States

DePauw University is a private university in Greencastle, Indiana. It has an enrollment of 1,972 students. The school has a Methodist heritage. It was originally known as Indiana Asbury University. The Society of Professional Journalists was founded at DePauw.

DePauw University
Latin: Universitatis Depavensis
Former names
Indiana Asbury University
MottoDecus lumenque reipublicae collegium ("the college is the splendor and light of the common good")[1]
TypePrivate liberal arts
Established1837; 185 years ago (1837)
Religious affiliation
Methodist Episcopal Church (historical)
Endowment$731.3 million (2019)[2]
PresidentLori S. White
Academic staff
Location, ,
United States
CampusSmall town: 655 acres (2.7 km²)
ColorsBlack and Gold[3]
AthleticsNCAA Division III – NCAC[4]
Sports21 varsity teams
MascotTyler the Tiger[7]


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  4. "NCAA Member Schools Sorted By State: All Divisions". NCAA. Archived from the original on January 10, 2006. Retrieved 2006-01-24.
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  6. "Members of CIC". Archived from the original on July 1, 2015. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  7. "DePauw's Tyler the Tiger performs at the Indianapolis Ice". Tiger Pep Band at DePauw University. Archived from the original on October 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-10.