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Hendrix Receives CASE Circle of Excellence Gold Award

CaseCONWAY, Ark. (June 24, 2016) – Hendrix College was named a 2016 Circle of Excellence Award winner by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

Hendrix received a gold award in the Special Events: Multi-Day category for the materials supporting the inauguration of William M. Tsutsui in spring 2015.

Hendrix combined the inauguration of its 11th president with Alumni Weekend 2015 to create a week of events that celebrated the College’s heritage and the personality of the new president, according to judges’ feedback.

In 2016, more than 710 higher education institutions, independent schools and nonprofits worldwide submitted more than 3,350 entries for consideration in nearly 100 categories.

Hendrix was one of only 83 gold recipients. See the full list of winners here.

About CASE

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About Hendrix College

Hendrix College is a private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas. Founded in 1876 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884, Hendrix is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges and is nationally recognized in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings for academic quality, community, innovation, and value. For more information, visit