This week, 132 years ago, Decatur Female Seminary was founded, and would later become Agnes Scott College. The seminary began in a three-story house with 63 students and four teachers in 1889. George Washington Scott, a primary benefactor, later named the school after his grandmother Agnes Irvine Scott. Agnes Scott now has 1,115 students and was named the top Innovative National Liberal Arts College by U.S. News & World Report in 2021.
On to other news around the city:
NPU system reform ideas are ‘fair and worthy,’ says City Council Zoning chair
A nonprofit’s 10 suggestions for reforming the Neighborhood Planning Unit system are being called “fair and worthy of consideration” by the chair of the City Council’s Zoning Committee.
Councilmember Amir Farokhi says the reforms are especially important in calling for broader input in a system dominated by…