Peace University, alumnae grapple with this fall’s changes

March 10, 2012

RALEIGH -- Men will move into the dorms at William Peace University this fall, but that's not the only change coming to the downtown Raleigh campus that has educated women for than 150 years.

The women's college is not only becoming coed, it's blurring the lines between high school, community college and university education.

Even as male students are blending into college classrooms, the former Peace College could become home to single-sex academies for Wake County high school students. Across town, Wake Technical Community College students can remain on their campus while earning a four-year degree from Peace professors through a new partnership. Closer to home, Peace has taken steps to improve its relationship with surrounding neighborhoods...