ENC mourns the loss of President Emeritus Edward S. Mann
Friday, August 19, 2005
Wollaston, Massachusetts

Edward S. Mann, president emeritus of Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) in Quincy, Massachusetts, passed away on the morning of Thursday, August 18 following a short illness. He was 96. Mann was born September 24, 1908 in Waterville, Vermont. He was a graduate of ENC (A.B.), Boston University (A.M.), Northwest Nazarene College (University) (Honorary LL.D), and the University of Vermont (D.D.).

He served as a math professor at ENC from 1929 until he became assistant to the president in 1941. He acted in this capacity until 1945 when he was named vice-president. Mann was president of ENC from 1948-1970. It was at this time when he became the Secretary of Education and the Ministry at Nazarene Headquarters.

Mann was described as not only effective president for ENC, but also a community leader in the South Shore area of Boston. He led ENC to a high level of academic excellence and growth during his 21 years as president.

Funeral and viewing arrangements are as follows:

Sunday, August 21 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.: Viewing in the Rotunda in Gardner Hall on the campus of ENC. A reception will be held Sunday in ENC's Munro Parlor from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Monday, August 22 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.: Viewing in Waterville, Vermont at the Waterville Church of the Nazarene.

Tuesday, August 23 at 1:00 p.m.: Funeral at the Waterville church.

For those wishing to contact the family, write to Katherine Mann at 65 Gould Street, Quincy, MA 02170-2944.

More information on Mann's life of service and ministry will be available in next week's NCN News.
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