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Augustana Releases 2008-2009 Annual Report

The Annual Report is now available online to view fundraising, endowment and economic performance, as well as quality and cost comparisons with other institutions. Augustana’s fiscal year runs from August 1, 2008, through July 31, 2009.

Augustana Alumni Safe Following Haiti Earthquake

Two Augustana alumni were among the many American missionaries serving in Haiti at the time of Tuesday’s massive earthquake. Both Jonathan Larson, class of 2006, and Sarah Thomson, class of 2007, survived the disaster.

Dr. Robert Wright Talks Health Care Reform in The Daily Caller

Dr. Robert Wright, Nef Family Chair of Political Economy at Augustana, discusses health care reform in his recent editorial published by The Daily Caller. The DC is a 24/7 news site on current policy issues run by editor-in-chief Tucker Carlson.

Eighty-Seven Students Pursuing Studies Abroad

The 2010 January Interim at Augustana (January 4 thru 27) finds 87 students studying on seven continents - Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Asia, Australia/Oceania, and Europe. In addition, 13 Augustana faculty members are teaching courses abroad.

Alumnus Leads Release of New Industry Standard

Owen Ambur, who graduated from Augustana in 1972, was recently recognized for his efforts in the release of the newest innovation StratML from AIIM (www.aiim.org). Ambur served as chair of the committee responsible for the new standard.

Augustana Junior Receives Scholarship to Study in Austria

Augustana College junior Ryan Lee from Cannon Falls, Minnesota, is the recipient of a Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship. Through the American Institute for Foreign Study, he will spend the spring semester in Salzburg, Austria.

Augustana’s Economic Diversity Cited by U.S. News

According to U.S. News and World Report "Economic Diversity Among Top-Ranked Schools: Baccalaureate Colleges (Midwest)," Augustana’s mission of providing an education of enduring worth is available to students from varying economic backgrounds.

Former Augustana Regent Al Schock dies at age 89

Al Schock, 89, who served 12 years on the Augustana College Board of Regents, died December 27, 2009, of complications from cancer. Schock’s longtime association with Augustana included gifts of time, leadership, and financial support.

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