After failed merger, Montreat looks to the future
(Asheville Citizen-Times) Montreat College has always relied on its donors.And after a merger with a Georgia-based school fell through, the college is again looking to its supporters — launching an effort to raise $8 million. What we learned from this experience, in part, is there was a lot of support out there for what we’re doing, but we had to commit,” said Kevin Auman, chair of Montreat’s faculty executive committee. “And frankly, for a lot of these folks (donors), it was commit to residential education, not being the only thing we do but at the center of it.” At the same time, “We have to recognize we can’t do things the same way we always did,” Auman said. Montreat isn’t alone.
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