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Martha Henn `84

Martha HennMartha Henn `84 majored in English at Earlham. While at the College, she was active as a writing tutor in the Learning Center, in women’s studies activities, and as a member of the Earlham Film Series. She has completed a master’s degree in library science from Indiana University, and a master’s degree in English and graduate certificate in women’s studies from Emory University. She lives in Indianapolis, IN with her husband Ledger Heavilon and has three adult children, Nathaniel, Elizabeth and Rachel. She works as the grant and proposal writer for the Community Health Network Foundation.

Martha began her term on the Alumni Council in 2014 and is the Chair of the Alumni Council. Her favorite memories of Earlham include her first year living/learning hall, her rich classroom experiences; her study aboard opportunity in London; grilled Swiss cheese, onion and tomato sandwiches in the coffee shop; lunches cobbled together from the food co-op; and being grateful to land somewhere where complexity and simplicity were held in appropriate tension.

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