Judson College

Judson College Launches $5 Million Fundraising Campaign to Keep Doors Open

Alabama News Network has been following the efforts to save Judson College in Marion. The Christian college was founded in 1838 and is the fifth-oldest women’s college in the country. It’s also home to the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame. The Board of Trustees is now launching a campaign to raise $5 million by April 2. “The board was unanimous…

Students, Faculty & Staff Back on Campus at Judson College

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Judson College in Marion is open for business this semester — after alarms were raised last semester — that the school was in danger of closing. Students, faculty and staff at Judson College — are now back on campus. Although the prospect of the school not reopening for the spring semester — was a real…

Judson College Will Open For Spring Semester

Judson College will open for Spring semester. The board of trustees made the decision at its meeting Thursday afternoon. As Alabama News Network has previously reported, the womens college in Marion needed $500,000 in donations by December 28 in order to keep its doors open. That goal has been reached, but the school still needs another $1 million in donations…

UPDATE: Future of Judson College Remains Uncertain

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Judson College in Marion has reached it’s year end fund raising goal. However, the long-term future of the private Baptist College remains uncertain. “We have now surpassed our first goal of a half million dollars in December. And we’re well along the way towards the total goal, including that half million, of $1.5 million.” Judson…

As 2020 Comes to a Close Judson Colleges Future looks a Little Brighter

Judson College has seen progress in raising funds that are needed in order for the school to remain open in January. The private Baptist college has revealed that thanks to the help from alumnae and friends they have received $357,643.39 in donations that went toward the $500,000 needed by December 31. As of December 23, alumnae and friend have pledged to…

Judson College Faces Uncertain Future

Judson College in Marion is facing an uncertain financial future.  It is the fifth-oldest women’s college in the country and is home to the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame. It was founded in 1838. Judson President W. Mark Tew says money is needed to make sure the private Baptist college can reopen in January following the Christmas holiday. Tew has…

Judson College Authors Symposium Spotlights Literary Impact of Alumnae

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Judson College hosted an symposium on campus Wednesday — to celebrate the contribution it’s alumnae have made to literature. The event featured the works and accomplishments of five former Judson College students — who went on to become successful authors. Organizers say the symposium also highlighted the impact Judson alumni — have had on literature….

Judson College Searching For New President

Baptist-affiliated Judson College in the west Alabama town of Marion is searching for a new president. The small, all-women’s school says President David Potts is leaving the position after 27 years. He’s been on a medical leave, but the statement didn’t elaborate on his medical condition. A search committee will seek the next president while another administrator serves in the…