November 26, 2018
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Release: Sept. 20, 2018
Alvin B. Tillery, Jr., associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University, presents a lecture titled “Performance vs. Power: Is the Black Lives Matter Movement Winning?” on Monday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Gund Gallery’s Community Foundation Theater, 101 ½ College Drive.
Release: Sept. 11, 2018
This fall, middle schoolers (grades 6–8) will have the chance to have an extraordinary, sensory, hands-on science experience on the Kenyon College campus through two programs: BLAST (for boys) and ATHENAS (for girls). These programs provide students with the opportunity to associate fun with science, be introduced to a community of scientists from all levels (including college and postgraduate), and gain exposure to fields of science and experiments not often taught at the middle or high school level.
Release: Sept. 7, 2018
The Kenyon College Department of Music presents a series of concerts this fall that showcase musical selections from a variety of genres and generations. All events are free and open to the public.
Release: Sept. 6, 2018
Why is America’s class divide worsening, and what can we do to limit inequality? Philosopher and author Matthew Stewart will share his insights in a public lecture Monday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Foundation Theater in Kenyon College’s Gund Gallery, 101 ½ College Drive.
Release: Aug. 24, 2018
Need a new coat, or looking for some gently used furniture and decor to spruce up your home? Kenyon College’s Rummage Sale will be held Thursday, Aug. 30, and Friday, Aug. 31, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Gambier Community Center, 115 Meadow Lane. Items at the sale were donated by Kenyon students and community members last spring and have been carefully selected and sorted by sale staff. Clothing items are high-quality and range from slightly worn to brand-new, with tags.
Release: Aug. 17, 2018
Kenyon College Professor of Sociology and Legal Studies Ric Sheffield will hold the first three-year appointment of an endowed position created to honor Professor of American Studies Peter Rutkoff. As Kenyon’s first Distinguished Professor of Diversity and Inclusion, Sheffield will develop academic work that builds on Kenyon’s efforts at greater diversity, equity and inclusion. The professorship includes an annual budget of $10,000 for programming, such as an expansion of the oral history research Sheffield conducts with students and outreach activities in Knox County.
Release: Aug. 14, 2018
Jan Thomas, senior associate provost at Kenyon College, has been named senior advisor for community relations, effective Sept. 1. In her new role, Thomas will lead Kenyon’s efforts to grow its partnerships with community organizations, area leaders and state and federal officials.
Release: May 24, 2018
Colleen Garland, the chief advancement officer at Ohio Wesleyan University, joins Kenyon College as vice president for advancement on July 1, 2018. As vice president, Garland will steer the strategic direction of Kenyon’s development, alumni and parent engagement, and advancement services operations, and she will work closely with the president, fellow Senior Staff and the Board of Trustees to advance the College’s highest priorities. She will play an integral role in launching the public phase of the College’s most ambitious campaign to date, leading Kenyon’s team of advancement professionals and partnering with stakeholders across campus.
Release: May 14, 2018
Kenyon College will celebrate more than 400 members of the Class of 2018 at its 190th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 19, at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony is scheduled to be held on the lawn between two of the College’s oldest academic buildings, Ascension Hall and Samuel Mather Hall. Faculty members and students will proceed to the ceremony along Kenyon’s iconic Middle Path.
Release: April 25, 2018
Thomas Karako, director of Kenyon College’s Center for the Study of American Democracy (CSAD), will step down from his position at the end of June 2018.