Saturday, February 21, 2015

“We’re now able to give students more opportunities"

In its early years, Dean College’s campus covered only one plot, consisting of four buildings, the grandest of which, Dean Hall, still stands. 
The college has a much larger footprint in downtown Franklin now, but officials say its mission has remained as humble as when founder Oliver Dean first received state approval for a charter 150 years ago. 
“We try to meet students where they are to get them where they want to go,” said John Marcus, vice president of enrollment services and marketing. 
Dean Hall on the Dean College campus
Dean Hall on the Dean College campus
All this year, Dean will look back on its history in Franklin during a celebration of its 150th anniversary. College officials have compiled a collection of artifacts, newspaper clippings, photographs and mementos chronicling Dean’s growth.

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