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Ascendium in the News July 12, 2021

Ripon College And Marian University Win Grant To Explore A Partnership

Source: Hometown Broadcasting

RIPON — Ripon College and Marian University in Fond du Lac announced today that they have jointly received a grant of $50,000 from the Transformational Partnerships Fund to continue to explore a possible alliance. The grant is funding a summer faculty-led study of how the two institutions might work together academically.

Over the past several months, a joint working group of Ripon and Marian faculty, staff, students, administrators and trustees have been evaluating the potential of a strategic alliance, and a vision has emerged that has the potential to strengthen both institutions while preserving the character and values of each school.

“We are pleased to have received funding from the Transformational Partnerships Fund, which provides support for institutions of higher education to explore student-centric partnerships,” said Andrea Young, Ripon College’s vice president for finance and co-chair of the group studying the partnership.

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