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George N. Carman

Founders Group

George N. CarmanGeorge N. Carman served as director of Lewis Institute from its founding. He was a leader in the field of higher education, pioneering the junior college system and school accreditation. Though the term was not then used, Lewis Institute was the first junior college in the United States. Carman also was one of the originators of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

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