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Oglethorpe in the news: July 12-August 8

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 […]

Oglethorpe in the news: June 28-July 11

Atlanta Business Chronicle names 2019 Most Admired CEO honorees – Atlanta Business Chronicle The 44 executives in 22 categories and industries will be honored at an awards dinner on Aug. 22 at The Fairmont where over 500 attendees are expected. International students’ work pursuits slowed by red tape There’s much to learn for international students, […]

Eleven Stormy Petrels named to SAA winter/spring all-sportsmanship teams

The Southern Athletic Association released their winter and spring all-sportsmanship teams Friday, recognizing student-athletes who displayed outstanding sportsmanship over the course of their seasons. The 2018-19 Oglethorpe student-athletes to earn winter and spring SAA all-sportsmanship designation are as follows: Baseball – Caleb Feibus and Johnathan Feibus (Srs., Clearwater, Fla.) Men’s basketball – Lane Foster (So., […]

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 […]

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 […]