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Faculty and Staff Rev. Thomas D. Noe, of Richmond, Virginia, died October 3, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Page Noe. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and Korea, and worked at Berea College as a physical plant administrator. He went on to be ordained in the Episcopal Church and served as … Read More

Class Notes

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The Berea College Alumni Association enjoys hearing from Bereans from all over the U.S. and the world. The “Class Notes” section of Berea College Magazine reports verifiable news that has been sent to the Association by alumni. BCM reports the news you wish to share with your alumni friends and associates. “Class Notes” reports  careers,  weddings, retirements, births, and other items … Read More

A Privilege and a Challenge

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Associate Vice President for Development Joanne Singh, President Lyle Roelofs, and Director of Alumni Relations Diane Kerby

Every year, we have the privilege to work with and educate 1,600 students, each with their own unique and remarkable journey to Berea. They have overcome economic difficulties, limited educational resources, discrimination, and sometimes much more to get here. Their strength, energy, and desire to succeed inspire and challenge us daily. “Without tuition income, Berea must rely heavily on gifts … Read More

How Does Berea Make the Impossible Possible?

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Legacy Wall

Estate Planning Have you ever wondered how it’s possible for a college to provide a high-quality education to over 1,600 students without charging tuition? How it pays its professors and staff, funds its programs, or even keeps the lights on? Certainly, anyone starting a college today using such a business model would be cautioned against it as an impossible, idealistic … Read More