Former Grove City College president Charles MacKenzie dies

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GROVE CITY, Pa. — Charles MacKenzie, former president of Grove City College who led the college through a Supreme Court case, died Thursday. He was 92.

MacKenzie was Grove City College’s fifth president and led the school through its landmark 1984 Supreme Court case, Grove City College v. T.H. Bell, Secretary of Education. The case centered on the college’s desire to safeguard private and independent higher education from ever-expanding federal control.

A private service will be held Feb. 4. A public service is scheduled in the spring on the Grove City College campus. 

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