Western Female Seminary, which opened its doors in 1855, later became Western College for Women. The first college in the country to have an artist-in-residence, Western attracted national attention when it hosted civil rights training for Freedom Summer 1964. In 1974, the college became part of Miami University in Oxford.
UPDATE 5/09/14: Miami University says a public memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 24, in the Oxford Presbyterian Church.
Former United States Ambassador John Dolibois has died. The Miami University graduate was 95.
Dolibois was born in Luxembourg and emigrated to the United States in 1931. He graduated from Miami University in 1942 and was fundamental in creating the school's Luxembourg campus which was later named in his honor.
Update 1/13/14 at 1:55 PM: Miami University spokeswoman Claire Wagner said in an e-mail because the case involves a current student, the school will not comment on the complaint other than to deny the allegations.
Wagner said Miami is committed to the success of all of its students and Miami is committed to equal access.