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Oglethorpe once again recognized for transfer student success

Oglethorpe University is among only 150 U.S. colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2021 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes the most transfer-friendly schools. The is the third consecutive year Oglethorpe has made the list. The premier honor society for two-year college students, Phi Theta Kappa annually selects those four-year colleges and […]

Oglethorpe a ‘standout’ in 2021 Forbes College Financial Grades

Forbes recently took a look at the financial health of 921 private not-for-profit colleges to determine their annual college financial ratings—this year as a potential measure of how they will weather the pandemic. The leading finance publication specifically called out Oglethorpe University as a “standout,” citing the university’s “big comeback” financially. “Oglethorpe finished fiscal 2018 […]

President Ladany announces new Chief of Staff Rebecca L. Sandidge, PhD

President Nick Ladany announced today that Rebecca L. Sandidge, PhD will serve as the university’s inaugural Chief of Staff, starting February 15. Currently, she is the Chief of Staff at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. In this new role, Dr. Sandidge will serve on the president’s senior administrative leadership team, coordinate all presidential […]

Dr. Kyle R. Williams named Dean of Students at Oglethorpe University

Oglethorpe University has announced that Kyle R. Williams, Ed.D. will be the new Dean of Students, effective February 1, 2021. Currently, Dr. Williams is Assistant Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards at Washington University (St. Louis, MO). In this role, Dr. Williams will focus on critical student-facing initiatives and day-to-day operations of Campus Life, providing […]

Petey is ready to answer your questions!

Visit Oglethorpe’s website, and a helpful new assistant is now at your service—Petey! The university has launched a new AI chatbot in an effort to expand customer service. Students, families, and other website visitors can now get answers to their questions anonymously and 24/7/365. The chatbot, named after Petey the Petrel, can answer common questions […]

LinkedIn Learning now available to students, faculty and staff

Current Oglethorpe University students, faculty and staff now have free, unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning’s library of online expert-led courses! More than 5,000 high-quality, detailed training options include the latest in-demand business, creative and technology skills to support professional and personal development. New content is added weekly. LinkedIn Learning offers courses for all experience and […]