Stephens continues revival

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 | 4:50 p.m. CDT; updated 1:31 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 17, 2008

COLUMBIA — There are many reasons why Stephens College has defied the downward trend that has shuttered scores of women’s colleges in the last few decades: improved academic programs, new and better facilities and a stronger commitment to recruiting.