Billionaire family offers Massachusetts campus for free

By eCampus News staff and wire reports
March 15th, 2012

A billionaire family from Oklahoma has turned a no-stoplight town in Massachusetts into an essential destination for Christian institutions nationwide with one extraordinary promise. They’ve pledged to give away a 217-acre campus there for free, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Free, it turns out, is an appealing price for the campus founded by famed evangelist D.L. Moody and estimated by its owner to be worth $20 million. In recent months, the western Massachusetts property has drawn a stream of secret and not-so-secret visitors. Each suitor must commit to offer an education founded on traditional Christian beliefs and prove they have the money to maintain this sprawling, classic New England campus…

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