Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Greenville College will become Greenville University in 2017

Greenville College in Greenville, IL announced that the institution will be changing its name to Greenville University in September 2017.  The college's website includes a FAQ with more details.
You can also find a short video where President Ivan Filby talks about the change.
Greenville was founded in 1855 as Almira College and provided education for women.  The institution was affiliated with the Baptist church.  In 1892 the Central Illinois Conference of the Free Methodist Church acquired the institution.  It was renamed as Greenville College and served both men and women.