Oglethorpe in the news: April 19-May 2

Larry Schall stepping down as president of Oglethorpe University – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Larry Schall is stepping down next year after 15 years as president of Oglethorpe University. In “A note from Oglethorpe for friends,” Schall, Oglethorpe’s 16th president, said, “It is with deep conviction, yet with a catch in my throat, that I’ve informed our Board of Trustees that my time as President of Oglethorpe University will come to a close June 30, 2020.

Oglethorpe University’s leader plans departure next year

Lawrence “Larry” Schall initially planned to be Oglethorpe University’s president for 10 years, but he had some unfinished tasks. On his to-do list is a program starting this fall that will lower Oglethorpe’s tuition to match the tuition of any flagship school in the nation for incoming students meeting academic qualifications.

Oglethorpe University president stepping down next year

Oglethorpe University President Lawrence Schall has announced he will step down from the post next year. He has been president of Oglethorpe since 2005 and is currently the longest-serving sitting college or university president in Georgia, according to a press release. Schall’s last day will be June 30, 2020.

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Who’s speaking at 2019 metro Atlanta commencement ceremonies?

College commencement ceremonies are often remembered as much for the keynote speaker as much as the moment students receive their degrees. Here’s a breakdown of some of the people scheduled to give various commencement addresses next month at various Atlanta-area colleges and universities and at the University of Georgia, the state’s flagship school.

Colleges announce commencement speakers

Bethel College: Ian Lightcap of the Center for Sustainable Energy at the University of Notre Dame. Boston College: Isabel Capeloa Gil, president of the International Federation of Catholic Universities. Buffalo State of the State University of New York: Jesse L.

Local, National Figures To Deliver Commencement Speeches At Georgia Colleges

As spring comes to an end, graduation ceremonies quickly approach and commencement speakers are tasked with inspiring graduates as they enter the workforce. This year, Georgia’s colleges and universities will host notable speakers from across the nation, including Daymond John, Sally Yates, John Lewis, Andrew Young and Deborah Roberts.

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