From the Worldwide Faith News archives www.wfn.org
04 May 1996 20:30:30
95339 College News
by Julian Shipp
TUSCALOOSA, Ala.--Stillman College is the only historically black college
and the only college from Alabama of 20 institutions of higher learning
recently selected to participate in the American Commitments in a Diverse
Democracy Program, according to college officials. The project builds upon
the ongoing American Commitments Curriculum and Faculty Development
Project, which began in November 1993 and is supported through grants from
the Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The
Commitments initiative seeks to help colleges and universities define
curricular approaches to U.S. diversity as a fundamental dimension of their
DANVILLE, Ky.--The 1996 "Fiske Guide to Colleges" has named Centre College
to a list of 42 public and private institutions that provide the "best
possible education at the most reasonable cost." Compiled by Edward B.
Fiske, a former "New York Times" education editor, the guide made its
selections from more than 3,000 colleges and universities located in the
U.S. The value rating is a new feature in Fiske's annual guide, which
continues its tradition of offering candid descriptions of 300 of the "best
and most interesting colleges around the country." Centre is the only
Kentucky college included in the Fiske value rankings this year. The
University of Kentucky is included in the 300 profiles.
For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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