It is with great sadness that KUA notes the passing of longtime faculty emeritus and Hilltop icon Jack Ragle.
It is with great sadness that KUA notes the passing of Jack Ragle. Jack committed his life to education and after what many would consider an already complete career, graced Kimball Union for fourteen years with his presence, wit, charm, and personability as an English teacher, mentor, and friend to countless students and adults. Jack's kindness, warmth, and generous spirit continue to resonate on The Hilltop. Awarded the Kimball Union Medal at the 2017 Reunion, Jack epitomized the values that KUA hold dear.
Detailed Article on Jack's career from the Spring 2017 Kimball Union Magazine.
Jack Speaking at Reunion 2017 on Receiving the Kimball Union Medal
Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.