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July 8, 1991 | BILL STEIGERWALD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As a country kid growing up on a cattle farm in West Virginia, Dale Jones' chances of finding the Japanese girlfriend he always dreamed of were mighty slim. But in 1989, the world Jones lived on suddenly got a whole lot smaller. Salem College--the little, perennially poor, 101-year-old liberal arts school in north-central West Virginia where he was a communications major--was bought by wealthy Teikyo University of Japan. Now, Salem College had been rescued from imminent closure.
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July 8, 1991 | BILL STEIGERWALD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As a country kid growing up on a cattle farm in West Virginia, Dale Jones' chances of finding the Japanese girlfriend he always dreamed of were mighty slim. But in 1989, the world Jones lived on suddenly got a whole lot smaller. Salem College--the little, perennially poor, 101-year-old liberal arts school in north-central West Virginia where he was a communications major--was bought by wealthy Teikyo University of Japan. Now, Salem College had been rescued from imminent closure.
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