- Hannibal-LaGrange College
Hannibal-LaGrange College is a private, Christian
collegelocated in Hannibal, Missouri. The college is affiliated with the Missouri Baptist Convention, which is part of the Southern Baptist Convention. Enrollment is approximately 1,150 students as of 2007. [http://www.hlg.edu/newsinfo/about.php About HLG] . Accessed 6 March 2007.]
Hannibal-LaGrange is a four-year liberal arts college fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Founded in 1858 in LaGrange, Missouri, the campus moved downriver to Hannibal in 1928. On
February 12, 1995, Dr. Woodrow Burt was elected the 16th president of the college. Among the former presidents is the Southern Baptist leader Dr. Larry Lewis, a graduate of Luther Rice Seminary.
The College offers more than 30 majors. HLG is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes (NAIA) Division I. HLG competes in five men's sports, including soccer, basketball, baseball, cross country, and golf, and five women's sports, including soccer, softball, basketball, volleyball, golf and cross country.
* [http://www.hlg.edu Hannibal-LaGrange College website]
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