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Hall Family Foundation gift endows scholarships for female students

May 14, 2008

Helping to make an Elon education possible for additional deserving students was the motivation behind a $500,000 gift from the Hall Family Foundation. The gift was made in memory of Margaret “Peggy” Hall, a former Parents Council member and the mother of Gretchen Hall Archibald ’02.

Faculty earn praise at annual banquet

May 14, 2008

Four professors were honored for superior scholarship, teaching, mentoring and service at the annual faculty-staff awards luncheon on May 14. Those recognized included Jim Bissett, Chalmers Brumbaugh, Brian Digre and Earl Honeycutt.

New book by Charles Irons examines Christianity & slavery

May 14, 2008

How did early American white plantation owners justify slavery when they worshipped every Sunday in the same churches alongside the black men and women whom they claimed to own? Elon University history professor Charles Irons examines that question in a new book published this spring.