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Education Professor’s Odyssey Project Profiled in Diversity Magazine

James JenningsDr. James JenningsCONWAY, Ark. (Sept. 1, 2011) – Hendrix College education professor Dr. James Jennings was recently featured in Diverse, a bimonthly magazine that focuses on diversity issues in higher education.

The article describes “Above the Line” project, an outreach project Jennings developed with Hendrix students to assist elementary students in the Delta.

Jennings is the Cynthia Cook Sandefur Odyssey Professor of Education and History and serves as chair of the education department.

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Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. Hendrix is featured in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 376 colleges and is listed in the 2012 edition of the Fiske Guide to College as one of 25 “Best Buy” private colleges included. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit