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In 1966 the Manor was leased by the Jesuits to the new overseas study program of Stanford University, California.

The Manor was sub-leased in 1970, by the University of Evansville, Indiana for President Wallace Graves’ plan for an overseas study centre.

In 1971 the first class of University of Evansville students arrived at Harlaxton.

A British Studies lecture taking place in the Long Gallery

A British Studies lecture taking place in the Long Gallery

In 1978 University of Evansville trustee, Dr. William Ridgway, secured the Manor for continued use by the University, purchasing it and leasing it back to the University.

In 1986 Dr. Ridgway made an outright gift of the Manor to the University of Evansville.

Today Harlaxton College continues to serve as the British Campus of the University of Evansville, and welcomes hundreds of students and faculty from the University and a variety of Partner Colleges across America each year.

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