Judson College to stay open for spring semester

Updated: Dec. 31, 2020 at 10:11 PM CST
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MARION, Ala. (WSFA) - Students at Judson College will be returning to class after all.

The private women’s college was facing possible closure but was able to surpass its donation goal of $500,000. The college says the combined giving and commitment total to date is more than $1,380,500.

On Thursday, the board of trustees approved a residential spring semester for all returning students, according to a news release.

Due to the potential surge of coronavirus cases after the New Year,

The spring semester start date was moved to Jan. 20 due to a potential surge of COVID-19 cases following the new year.

College officials say they are planning a fall session.

Trustees will continue to review the college’s financial position in the coming months.

Judson College is the only all women’s college in the state.

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