The college intends to use the 29 acres for a biological field station focusing on botany and field ecology studies.
Franklin College on Monday named Kerry Prather as president. Prather was appointed acting president effective Jan. 14 after the school fired President Thomas Minar, who faces three criminal charges related to child solicitation.
According to a criminal complaint, after exchanging messages with an undercover police officer he thought to be a minor named Tyler, Thomas Minar sent multiple pornographic pictures and other sexual messages through the Grindr app.
Franklin College President Thomas J. Minar said he had “accomplished the things” he came to Franklin to do and was “looking forward to [his] next challenge.”
The money will be used to create a super endowment that will help fund future projects in perpetuity, Franklin College President Thomas Minar said.
Rattled by new state teacher ratings, the colleges hope to avoid black eyes, themselves.
The small, private college put a new residence hall on the backburner to emphasize student-driven research.
Franklin College freshmen Jimmy Qualters and Drew Royalty took the idea to the college’s “Green Team” and
sought out the used fryer oil in the college cafeteria.
Small liberal arts school in Johnson County plans to modernize and expand athletic facilities, classrooms and residence space.
Franklin College has a new office that helps Johnson County not-for-profits develop Web sites and recruit volunteers. The
Nonprofit Resource Center was sparked in part by the lack of volunteer coordination during the summer floods of
Franklin College filed a lawsuit today alleging trademark infringement against Ohio-based Franklin
University, which will open a campus in Castleton this fall. The liberal arts college south of Indianapolis
said the newcomer’s marketing blitz has been too close to Franklin College’s own branding.
Ohio-based Franklin University’s move into the Indianapolis market sets up the potential for significant name confusion with
Franklin College, the liberal arts school 30 minutes south of Indianapolis.