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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 […]

Oglethorpe University announces leadership transition

The Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees announced today at its spring meeting that President Nick Ladany will resign his position as president, effective June 2, 2023.  Dr. Kathryn McClymond, who currently serves as provost, has been selected to serve as interim president. Ladany will transition this summer to the role of president of San Francisco […]

Oglethorpe to launch new MBA in Fall 2023

The Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees voted Feb. 17 to approve a proposed Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program, which is pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) with final approval expected in June. Once approved, the program would begin in Fall Semester 2023 with participation limited […]

Oglethorpe University recognized with Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation

Global health service company Cigna has selected Oglethorpe University as a recipient of their 2022 bronze level Healthy Workforce Designation for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and well-being of its employees through a workplace wellness program. The Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation, formerly known as the Cigna Well-Being Award, evaluates organizations based on […]

Atlanta historic sites tour includes Oglethorpe campus, ‘The Rap Map’, arts and social justice exhibit

Oglethorpe University will once again be featured in the Atlanta Preservation Center’s annual Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites. This three-week long event, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this March, works with nearly 100 “Preservation Partners” to offer over 200 events each year. Phoenix Flies provides an opportunity to learn about the […]

Oglethorpe University receives grant to support student scholarships

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation has awarded Oglethorpe University a $615,000 grant to provide scholarships in the 2023-24 academic year. The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation is a public charity that provides support for the education of female students in nine Southeastern states. For decades, they have provided scholarship support to Oglethorpe University students in a […]