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February 24, 2011

For the second time since the Church Pension Fund (CPF) took on the administration of a pension plan for the clergy and lay employees of the Episcopal Church of Liberia (ECL) in 2005, staff traveled to Liberia this past January for five days of meetings and celebrations.

According to a...

January 4, 2010

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori received an honorary doctorate degree from Cuttington University here during a special convocation Jan. 4.

Liberia Bishop Jonathan B. Hart and Cuttington University President Henrique F. Tokpa conferred the degree as more than 300 people watched...

February 1, 2006

Cuttington University in Liberia has many reasons to celebrate: new students, new programs and new life following civil unrest and severe destruction that forced it to close for more than a decade.

The university recently started a new academic year with more than 1,500 students...

November 22, 2004

Despite limited electricity, overcrowding in the dormitories, a faulty plumbing system, extensive roof damage and the constant need for funding, Dr. Henrique F. Tokpa, president of Cuttington University College (CUC), shared a vision of hope for the university at a November 12 briefing at the...

October 1, 2004

More than 700 students are expected to enroll at the end of October when, if all goes well, Cuttington University College relocates from the Liberian capital of Monrovia back to the campus of 1,500 acres of rich agricultural land that the government gave the institution in 1949.

The...

June 30, 2003

Dr. Henrique F. Tokpa is a college president, but his professional life is about as far from the ivory towers of academia as it is possible to get. He is the president of Liberia's Cuttington University College, established by the Episcopal Church in 1889--and for many years caught in a war...

March 25, 2003

In a March 19 letter to the Anglican and Global Relations Office at the Church Center in New York, Liberian bishop Edward W. Neufville said that 'the administration, faculty and students of Cuttington University College were again evacuated to Monrovia because of security concerns' in the...

June 13, 2002

The students and faculty of Cuttington University College (CUC)were driven from campus in early May because of renewed fighting but they have set up temporary facilities in the capital city of Monrovia. Despite a renewal of the civil war that has plagued the west African nation for almost a...

May 21, 2002

As more details filter out of Liberia, the violent confrontation between the government and a coalition of rebels is threatening the nation's institutions--including churches.

In a letter to members of the board of trustees for Cuttington University College (CUC), President Melvin Mason...

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