Louisiana College Launching $50 Million Capital Campaign

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Friday, October 26, 2012

Louisiana College is embarking on a $50 million capital campaign, asking for $12 million from Louisiana Baptist Convention churches.

Last month, the executive board of the Louisiana Baptist Convention approved the college's request to make direct appeals to churches to raise a portion of a capital campaign to renovate facilities.

The Town Talk reports the college can approach the 1,500 LBC churches for $12 million over the next five years upon full approval from the Louisiana Baptist Convention in November. The $12 million from Baptist churches will be used to improve student housing. LC President Joe Aguillard said every housing unit on campus is to be completely renovated -- from new HVAC systems to new roofs.

Restrooms and technology in student housing also will be updated, he said.

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