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Oglethorpe in the news: June 7-20

These are the best colleges in Georgia, according to a new 2019 ranking It’s time to bring out the friendly school rivalries. ” RELATED: Two Georgia schools among America’s 50 ‘smartest colleges’ Personal finance site WalletHub just released its 2019 best colleges ranking comparing 951 of the country’s colleges and universities across seven key dimensions, […]

Oglethorpe in the news: May 24-June 6

Opinion: Making a difference in civil, respectful ways As we all know, these graduates didn’t get here on their own. Behind each and every one of them stands family, friends, and mentors. Many of you are here today. Would the graduates please rise, turn toward your guests and give them a rousing ovation for all […]

Oglethorpe in the news: May 3-23

John David Orme Title: Political Science Educator Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States John David Orme has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in political science. Dr. Orme’s view of the world is one of ongoing curiosity of the evolving and changing nature of society. City Lights: “The Tubman […]

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 […]

Long-serving Oglethorpe University President Lawrence M. Schall to Step Down Next Year

Oglethorpe University President Lawrence M. Schall J.D., Ed.D. has announced that he will end his service, effective June 30, 2020. Schall has served as president of Oglethorpe University since 2005 and is currently the longest-serving sitting college or university president in Georgia. His presidency has been distinguished by extraordinary financial improvement and stability, enrollment and […]

Oglethorpe in the news: April 5-18

Oglethorpe students expand diversity of its museum’s collection Oglethorpe University’s Museum of Art was missing something, student leaders thought. The gallery has grown threefold in the past three years, officials said, with classic century-old French paintings and other artwork. However, there are few pieces depicting the lives of people of color. Oglethorpe University students make […]

Oglethorpe in the news: March 29-April 4

Oglethorpe student helps Buckhead Heritage curate historic landmark map An Oglethorpe University student is leading an effort to make standards for what should be included in the Buckhead Heritage Society’s wide-ranging map of historic community landmarks. The “Buckhead Historic Treasures” map, available online at buckheadheritage.com, has more than 675 entries, from historical markers to cemeteries […]

Oglethorpe in the news: March 22-28

‘Listen: Works By Women’ Celebrates Chamber Music Written By Female Composers | 90.1 FM WABE The road for equal representation in U.S. orchestras hasn’t been an easy or quick one. Whatever statistics you may find, women are still underrepresented in the orchestral world. Sunday evening, Oglethorpe hopes to change that narrative by hosting a celebration […]