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Date 05 May 1996 09:00:11


95304                      COLLEGE NEWS 
                         By Julian Shipp 
Caldwell, Idaho--Albertson College of Idaho has received a $225,000 grant 
from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust to automate the college's Terteling 
and Shannon Libraries. Specifically, the grant will be used to purchase an 
integrated computer system to automate the college's card catalog, checkout 
system, and acquisition and serial of books and other library materials, 
and allow around-the-clock access to information. 
DUBUQUE, Iowa--The University of Dubuque will award an Honorary Doctor of 
Divinity Degree to Archbishop Daniel W. Kucera, O.S.B., at its opening 
academic convocation on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Westminster Presbyterian 
Church in Dubuque, Iowa. "The University of Dubuque is very pleased to 
confer this highest honor upon Archbishop Kucera," said John J. Agria, 
university president. "He has worked tirelessly to promote social justice, 
improve education, foster charities, and advance ecumenism, all of which 
have made our communities a far better place in which to live." 
WOOSTER, Ohio--The College of Wooster has received a $1 million grant from 
the Henry Luce Foundation of New York City to endow the position of campus 
minster or chaplain and related programs on campus. According to the terms 
of the gift, the position will be entitled the Henry Jefferson Copeland 
Campus Minister in honor of the retiring president of the college. The gift 
recognizes Copeland's commitment to the religious dimension of campus life 
and to the college's commitment to service. 
RALEIGH, N.C.--Peace College recently received approximately $405,000 in 
stocks from the estate of Earl T. Jones, a Raleigh, N.C. businessman and 
churchman who died in 1992. As directed by Jones, approximately $270,000 
will be transferred to the Virginia W. Jones Scholarship Fund. Jones 
established the fund in 1976 in honor of his late wife, Virginia W. Jones. 
The remainder of the stocks will be credited to the Earl T. Jones Service 
Scholarship Fund, established in 1973 for salaries of students who work 
part-time to defray their college expenses. 

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  Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
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