President Larry Shinn addresses racial vandalism in Berea

Jul 15, 2011 2 Comments

Dear Berea Friends: As president of Berea College and a citizen of the Berea community, I am writing to share my shock and concern about the recent racially motivated vandalism targeting an interracial couple in Berea. How ironic that a town founded on interracial principles over 150 years ago still has to battle the age-old […]

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Michelle L. Janssen Named V.P. at Berea College

Jul 01, 2011 2 Comments

Berea College has appointed Michelle L. Janssen as vice president of alumni and college relations. Janssen was executive director of development at Valparaiso University (Indiana), a national Lutheran university with a broad array of professional colleges grounded in the liberal arts. Her work at Valparaiso began in 1992 and culminated in the design direction of […]

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Berea In The News- 2011

Jun 22, 2011 3 Comments

9/9/11- Ticket to a Better Life-  9/1/2011- Newsweek's Cheapest College (Berea #1)-  9/1/2011- The Talented Black Scholars... -  8/31/2011- Readers' Letter in Courier-Journal-|newswell|text|Opinion|s  8/29/2011- ( A different kind of college rankings: The top 10 that give back-  8/29/2011- ( College ranking includes Berea -  8/18/2011- Education Week: Groups help low-income students enter college -  8/3/2011- […]

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Berea College honors “distinguished” and “honorary” alumni during Summer Reunion

Jun 16, 2011 No Comments

During Berea College’s summer reunion in June three alumni and one honorary alumnus were honored by the college. Terry Lee Allebaugh, ‘81, a long-time advocate for providing services to the homeless, and Dr. Wallace Campbell, ‘66, a former dean at Alice Lloyd College and Pikeville College, received Distinguished Alumni awards for their notable accomplishments after […]

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Berea announces the search for college’s ninth president

May 31, 2011 No Comments

The Berea College Board of Trustees has announced the search for the ninth president of the college. The search committee seeks nominations and applications. Read a profile of the presidency at

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Berea College Receives National Recognition for Community Service

May 27, 2011 No Comments

For the fourth consecutive year Berea College has been selected for the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), which has administered the honor roll since 2006, honored Berea College […]

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Student Entrepreneurs Earn Recognition

May 12, 2011 No Comments

The Sixth Appalachian IDEAS [Innovation, Development, Enterprise, Action and Services] Network Showcase, a regional, multi-university, entrepreneurial education initiative, has announced the winners of its competition to develop entrepreneurial ventures that address challenges within local communities. The event, sponsored by The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation, was hosted at Berea College by students in the Entrepreneurship for […]

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