September 19, 2008
Athletics Raises a College From the Ground Up
For decades, the 40-acre meadow separating Adrian College from a state highway was an afterthought on the modest campus of low-slung limestone buildings.
But in less than three years, the grassy expanse, like the college itself, has undergone a transformation. The newly developed acreage — boasting an ice arena, football and baseball stadiums, a track, and a dozen tennis courts — is the cornerstone of a plan to raise enrollment through intense athletics