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Emory University, a top 20 research university located in Atlanta, Georgia, is an inquiry-driven, ethically engaged and diverse community whose members work collaboratively for positive transformation in the world through courageous leadership in teaching, research, scholarship, health care and social action.
The university is recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts college, superb professional schools and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems.
This is a time of dynamic change on campus, where the future is being guided by an ambitious strategic plan, Where Courageous Inquiry Leads.
Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing: it generates more research funding than any other Georgia university, while maintaining its traditional emphasis on teaching. The university is enriched by the legacy and energy of Atlanta, and by collaboration among its schools, units and centers, as well as with affiliated institutions.
Located just 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta in the tree-lined suburban neighborhood of Druid Hills, Emory University is positioned along the Clifton Corridor, which also includes the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
Emory University, one of Atlanta's largest private employers, employs over 11,000 staff and faculty to support the University's 11,300 students and its nine major academic divisions, numerous centers for advanced study, and a host of prestigious affiliated institutions.
Emory is among the top 20 universities in the country and is internationally recognized for its academics, groundbreaking research and technological advances with staff, faculty and students representing all regions of the United States and more than 100 foreign nations.
Founded at Oxford by the Methodist Church in 1836, Emory University is currently led by President James W. Wagner.