HU named No. 1 Readers’ Choice pick by Fort Wayne Newspapers

2013 Readers Choice Awards

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University has been named the No. 1 Readers’ Choice pick for higher education by Fort Wayne Newspapers.

“We are thrilled that the readers of Fort Wayne Newspapers would select us as the No. 1 choice for higher education in the region,” said Heather Barkley, director of communications at HU. “This affirms the strength of our connections in the Summit City and that awareness has grown about the high-quality, Christ-centered programs we offer.”

The results were released today at The picks also recognized Dr. Lance Clark, HU professor of digital media arts film and communications, as the No. 1 videographer for his company LC Media.

The university will be celebrating its No. 1 pick at 2 p.m. Sept. 27 in front of the HUB (Huntington Union Building) on campus. Light refreshments will be served. In case of inclement weather, the celebration will be moved to Norm’s Place on the second level of the HUB.

The celebration is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested. Contact Heather Barkley at or 260-359-4129 for more information or to RSVP.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director