Dowden appointed as Dellenback Fellow

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2005-09-26
Huntington, Ind.— Huntington University president Dr. G. Blair Dowden has been appointed as a Dellenback Fellow of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU). The Dellenback Fellows are experienced and prominent academic administrators who have an interest in the development of Christian higher education abroad. The Fellowship is named in honor of Dr. John R. Dellenback, former U.S. Peace Corps Director and former President of the CCCU. In November, Dowden will travel with two other Dellenback Fellows to Haiti where they will visit a few campuses.

In addition, Dowden was recently appointed by the Higher Learning Commission Board of Trustees to the Accreditation Review Council. The primary duty of a council member is to participate in the review of team recommendations regarding an evaluation visit.

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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 top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. 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) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.  
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