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President’s Leadership Institute 2023-2024 cohort announced

Interim President Kathryn McClymond has announced the second cohort of the President’s Leadership Institute. Established in 2022, the PLI is a year-long professional development opportunity for Oglethorpe University faculty and staff. Participants explore the world of higher education, while gaining valuable, transferable leadership skills. This inaugural year’s cohort is diverse, representing various disciplines, departments, offices and […]

Oglethorpe professor discusses the ‘art of teaching’ on WABE radio

Assistant Professor of Art Christina Price Washington was featured on Atlanta’s NPR station WABE in an installment of “The Art of Teaching,” a series from “City Lights” hosted by Lois Reitzes. “The Art of Teaching” features Georgia educators whose dedication and creativity make a lasting impact on students, often turning their passions into professions. Washington […]

Tammy Pearson ’86 to lead Oglethorpe Board of Trustees in FY24

With the beginning of a new fiscal year July 1, the gavel of the Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees passes from Cameron Bready ’94, CEO of Global Payments, to Tammy Pearson ’86, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Chick-fil-A. “Tammy Pearson has the ability to foster community and build relationships, a track record of […]

U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Race-Conscious Admissions

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Oglethorpe University’s academic mission and commitment to excellence. Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision which bans the use of race-conscious admission practices in higher education is disappointing, but I am writing to assert that the decision will not change how Oglethorpe supports current and prospective students in […]

Meet the interim president: Dr. Kathryn McClymond

When Dr. Kathryn McClymond joined Oglethorpe University in July 2021 as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, little did she know that in less than two years she would be called on to step into the role of interim president. As chief academic officer and a member of the president’s senior administrative leadership team, […]

Dr. Kendra King Momon named interim provost at Oglethorpe University

Dr. Kendra King Momon, professor of politics at Oglethorpe University, has been named Interim Provost by Dr. Kathryn McClymond, provost and soon-to-be interim president. “Dr. Momon has served as interim provost in the past and has done an outstanding job as associate provost for nearly two years,” McClymond said. “With 20 years of experience as […]

2023 Oglethorpe faculty and staff awards recognize excellence in service, community building

As another academic year came to a close, faculty and staff were honored recently at the annual Community Appreciation Celebration and several employees were recognized by their peers for exceptional service to the Oglethorpe community. For the second year, faculty and staff submitted their nominations for two awards: Excellence in Service and Community Builders. Each award was […]