Richmond, Indiana

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Earlham and the Wayne County area host modern, globally aware, diverse communities. The College and the community enjoy a strong, mutually beneficial connection.

  • The College’s day-to-day operations contributes more than $50 million toward the local economy every year.
  • Earlham employs nearly 400 area citizens, making it among the top 10 employers in the county.
  • Many of Earlham’s students participate in service activities in the community, accounting for about 23,000 volunteer hours annually.
  • Earlham hosts an active calendar of events open to the Richmond community.
  • The College founded the Earlham Community Partnership Council, a group of local community leaders, College representatives and Earlham students. The Partnership Council advises the College on matters concerning the local community, providing an important link between the two.
  • The Chamber also recognized the College's committment to working with local contractors with the Bob Rosa Buy Local Award in 2014.
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County gave the College the Earl and Kathryn Mayer Award in 2014. The award is given anually to a partner that improves the lives of local youth.
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For more information on Earlham's connection with Richmond and Wayne County, contact:

Avis Stewart
Vice President of
Community Relations
(765) 983-1632

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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