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DePauw University
Latin: Universitatis Depavensis
Former names
Indiana Asbury University
Motto Decus lumenque reipublicae collegium ("the college is the splendor and light of the common good")
Type Private liberal arts
Established 1837; 185 years ago (1837)
Religious affiliation
Methodist Episcopal Church (historical)
Endowment $731.3 million (2019)
President Lori S. White
Academic staff
Undergraduates 2,315
Location , ,
United States
Campus Small town: 655 acres (2.7 km²)
Colors Black and Gold
Athletics NCAA Division III – NCAC
Nickname Tigers
  • CIC
  • Annapolis Group
  • Oberlin Group
  • CLAC
  • GLCA
Sports 21 varsity teams
Mascot Tyler the Tiger

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.

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