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Hendrix Recognized for Eco-Friendliness

CONWAY, Ark. (August 8, 2014) – Hendrix College ranked highest in the Natural State for eco-friendliness in a recent College Prowler survey. 

The College Prowler survey ranked higher education institutions throughout the country based on factors such as "LEED-certified facilities and sustainability initiatives ... as well as striving for a more eco-friendly future." 

The highest scoring institution in each state was then ranked on a 1 to 10 scale against others to show the most eco-friendly colleges and institutions across the United States. 

Hendrix received a 9.06 rating.

Read the full list and see the national map here.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.  Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit