HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA – On Monday, February 6, 2011, Jared Christian, a junior at Hampden-Sydney College, was appointed the Chairman of Elections and Student Surveys.
Jared is a member of the Society for College Journalists, the College Democrats, and the Spanish Club. He has previously served on the Elections and Student Surveys Committee and on the student radio station, WWHS. He was the recipient at Opening Convocation in August 2010 of the President’s Award for Scholarship and Character. Jared was recognized for leadership in the 2012 edition of Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
As Chairman of Elections and Student Surveys, Jared handles all elections within the Student Government. He also conducts student opinion polls on issues discussed in the college community. Student government, first introduced at the College in 1886, is an historic and respected institution.
A private college for men, Hampden-Sydney is ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. The College is known for its liberal arts curriculum, the Honor Code which stresses individual and collective responsibility, and a focus on the needs of young men.