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Oglethorpe in the news: June 21-27

A surprise sculpture, a book with a dark past and other treasures unveiled

Torrential rain did not keep them away. Well before the opening hour of 9 a.m. on June 8, more than 30 people were lined up at the Turner Lynch Campus Center at Oglethorpe University in Brookhaven. Juggling umbrellas, they carried boxes, shouldered backpacks and pulled suitcases holding family heirlooms and antiques in the hopes of […]

7 ways the provost’s job is bigger and broader than ever before

Changes to funding models, instructional techniques and technology, among other areas, have pushed college and university officials to continually adapt. In the midst of this, one position has emerged as a change linchpin: the provost. Traditionally the chief academic officer, this campus leader once managed curriculum and championed faculty.

Female Empowerment Highlight of African Art Exhibit – Global Atlanta

Atlantans had the opportunity from Jan. 18-April 21 to see a remarkable exhibition of African art at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, which featured works focused on the traditional lives of women and girls. The artworks were selected from hundreds of pieces belonging to the Mehta Collection of retired professor of international banking and …

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