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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 […]

Oglethorpe in the News

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution mentions Oglethorpe in the article “Georgia college students make case for cut in online tuition costs“. (August 19, 2020) The Atlanta Journal-Constitution mentions Oglethorpe’s plans to be 100% remote during the fall semester, in the article “Several students test positive for COVID after Ga. university reopens” about Georgia College in Milledgeville. (August […]

Update on Fall 2020

Dear Oglethorpe Community: First, let me say thank you for your resilience, for your commitment to your families and your community, and for your trust as we navigate these challenging times. Throughout our monitoring of the situation surrounding COVID-19, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to two core principles: maintaining the health and safety of our […]