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Blessed in Many Ways

C.J. Alexander, an alumnus of Madras Christian College, established an endowment to honor his professor, the late I.M. Mathai (pictured above, with his wife). Funds from the endowment support scholarships at MCC.

Welcome to Campus!

Four young Sri Lankan students arrived on the campus of Madras Christian College in August 2016, part of a fast-moving relationship between United Board network institutions in India and schools in the war-torn Jaffna region of northern Sri Lanka.

Elizabeth Abel, Lady Doak College

Helping Girls Become Women
Elizabeth Abel now lives nearly 9,000 miles away from Lady Doak College, yet still feels a deep sense of gratitude for the education she received at this Christian college for women. “It was a place for inspiration, where we were taught to think independently and globally,” she recalls.

Madras Christian College

Connecting Goals to Resources
President Alexander Jesudasan and his colleagues are embracing a big challenge: implementing the strategic plan that will guide MCC to its 200th anniversary in 2037.

Christ University

Building a Charismatic Institution
College and university leaders typically focus on objectives, talent and skills, and financial resources when they develop strategic plans. Father Thomas C. Mathew, vice chancellor of Christ University in India, encourages these leaders to add another element to the list: charisma.