From the Worldwide Faith News archives www.wfn.org
04 May 1996 20:40:47
95389 COLLEGE NEWS
By Julian Shipp
GREENEVILLE, Tenn.--Tusculum College received the largest gift in its
200-year history Oct. 13 when Scott and Nikki Niswonger pledged $2.5
million toward the college's immediate future capital plans. Tusculum
College's future plans include the construction of a Commons Building,
which will house much of the college's student life offices, dining hall,
classrooms, meeting rooms, and completely new athletic facilities,
including a gymnasium and physical education and training facilities.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala.--The Drummond Company of Birmingham, Ala., recently gave
$10,000 to Stillman College as payment on its pledge of $40,000 to fund
scholarships for students at Stillman, according to college president
Cordell Wynn. The donation from the Drummond Company brings its total
giving to $30,000 toward fulfilling its pledge.
MONMOUTH, Ill.--Sue Ann Huseman was inaugurated as the 11th president of
Monmouth College during ceremonies Oct. 14 at the college's Wallace Hall
Plaza. Huseman, 50, came to Monmouth in 1994 from Maine, where she was
acting president of the University of Maine-Farmington. A native of St.
Louis, she graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia, earned her
master's degree from Indiana University and her Ph.D. from the University
of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She began her academic career as an
instructor of French at Illinois Wesleyan University in 1969. She remained
at IWU for 20 years, serving as director of the humanities division,
co-director of the International Studies Program, and associate dean for
academic affairs before becoming vice president for academic affairs and
provost at the University of Maine in 1989.
HASTINGS, Neb.--Dr. Richard Hoover was inaugurated as the 13th president of
Hastings College Oct. 10 during a ceremony in the college's Kiewit
Gymnasium. A native of Dalmatia, Pa., Hoover earned his undergraduate
degree in liberal arts with an emphasis in science from The Pennsylvania
State University, a master's degree in foundations of education at
Rutgers-The State University , in New Brunswick, N.J., and a doctorate in
higher education administration from Florida State University.
Hoover's appointment as president was approved unanimously by the
Hastings College board of trustees last April following a six-month search
that attracted more than 100 applicants. He assumed the presidency July 1,
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