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Great Lakes Colleges Association

Earlham is a founding member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA), a consortium of 13 private liberal arts colleges in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Our membership makes a number of programs, administrative support groups, services and resources available to our faculty and staff.

Among these resources are:

  • Off-campus study programs that are recognized by GLCA and managed by different member colleges.
  • Funding for research and professional development. Grants are available to GLCA faculty members engaged in various fields and are funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation.
  • Opportunities for discussion and reflection.
  • Collaborative approaches to resources and learning. 

Taking action on behalf of education in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences.

— Mission of the GLCA

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admissions