SU accepts 195 acres for ‘living classroom’

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Posted: April 24, 2013

The Winchester Star

Andrew Ferrari (center), chairman of the Shenandoah University board of trustees, speaks during a historic preservation ceremony Tuesday at the Cool Spring battlefield east of Berryville in Clarke County, where it was announced that the university will manage the battlefield in the public/private partnership for perpetuity. At left is James Lighthizer, president of the Civil War Trust, and at right is Tracy Fitzsimmons, president of Shenandoah University. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Shenandoah University President Tracy Fitzsimmons (third from left) said, “I am thrilled that the Cool Spring property will provide [our students] with a living laboratory to enrich their lives and learning.”


The Shenandoah University choir softly sang “Oh, Shenandoah,” on that river’s green bank, as school President Tracy Fitzsimmons and SU board of trustees Chairman Andrew Ferrari signed a…

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