10 Facts About Adrian College


Adrian College is a private liberal arts college in Adrian, Michigan.

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Adrian College is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Adrian College has its origin as a theological institute founded by Wesleyan Methodists at Leoni, Michigan, in 1845.

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At the outbreak of the Civil War in early 1861, the trustees of Adrian College offered the use of campus buildings and grounds to the Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry for training.

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The ladies of Adrian College presented Colonel Dwight Woodbury with the regimental flag.

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Adrian College is making renovations and expansions to the Science, Business, Visual Arts, and Performing Arts departments.

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Adrian College is the third college or university to offer women's hockey as a varsity sport in Michigan.

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In 2011, the Adrian College reached an agreement with the federal Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, resolving complaints that the Adrian College had violated Title IX.

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The Adrian College was found guilty of eleven violations of the law that governs gender equality, and agreed to make several changes to its athletic programs.

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Adrian College is home to the largest hockey program in the country, fielding Men's and Women's NCAA DIII teams, ACHA Men's D1, D2 and D3 teams along with ACHA Women's D1 and D2 teams.

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