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Huge Donation Funds New College Building

Feb 11, 2015

Roberts Wesleyan College is building a 40-thousand square foot two story science and nursing building.

Design rendering of Crothers Building at Roberts Wesleyan College
Credit Roberts Wesleyan College

That project got a lot of help Wednesday, with the announcement of a three-and-a-half million dollar donation.

The donor, who wants to remain anonymous, asks that the building be named the Crothers Science and Nursing Center, in honor of William and Rilla Crothers.

William was the college's president for 21 years until 2002.

The college says the new building will double space for science and nursing programs, and should open this fall.