Mariel Saez, Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 200911:59 am
After weeks of outrage over vandalism on campus, the community can be reassured that the person responsible has been caught and sanctioned by the College. Student Joe Ireland took responsibility for the acts of vandalism during a third interview with Public Safety on Saturday, Nov. 14.
December 8, 200911:56 am
In a letter sent to the Board of Trustees last month, the Faculty expressed concerns regarding the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) in Oxford, one of the College’s signature study abroad programs. The letter outlines three main issues surrounding the MOU—financial risk, lack of consultation with the faculty prior to the MOU’s execution, and conflict of interest.
December 8, 200911:55 am
Acting President and Provost Larry Vote has asked that the campus community provide feedback on the current draft of the Middle States Periodic Review Report available on the Portal.
December 8, 200911:52 am
William Yoast, the high school football coach featured in Remember the Titans, will be addressing the College and local community at the sixth annual Southern Maryland Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast held on Monday, Jan. 18 in the Great Room.
November 16, 20099:12 pm
The state of Maryland is among the top 10 states reducing CO2 emissions, according to an analysis of government data released by Environment Maryland on Thursday, Nov. 12. The report was released at a press conference held in Goodpaster Hall, an energy efficient building that has contributed to the College’s 80 percent reduction of emissions. [...]
November 3, 20099:00 am
Over the past few weeks, the College has been plagued by several incidents of vandalism on campus. Since it began Oct. 16, 10 College buildings and landmarks have been defaced with spray-paint. The estimated cost of repairing the damage is $2,500.
November 3, 20098:57 am
After campus visits by four finalists, followed by two weeks of deliberation, the Board of Trustees announced that it will continue the search for the College’s next President. In a letter to the College community on Oct. 21, Molly Mahoney, Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, explained that some candidates withdrew from consideration and the [...]
October 19, 20096:47 pm
Halfway through October, there is still no word on the College’s next president. The Board of Trustees will meet Monday, Oct.18 to discuss the presidential search in a closed session by teleconference, a conversation that began at their last executive session on Oct. 3. As the Board deliberates, the campus buzzes with speculation and differing perspectives on the candidates.
Two weeks ago, at the conclusion of the presidential candidates’ campus visits, the Presidential Search Committee delivered their recommendations to the Board of Trustees. The recommendations have not been disclosed.
October 19, 20096:28 pm
With the College undergoing the process of hiring a new President and a Vice President for Development, Department Chairs and Cross-Disciplinary Area Coordinators have reached out to the Board of Trustees in a letter regarding recent trends in executive pay at the College. In the letter, the signatories suggest an imbalance between top administrators and [...]
October 19, 20096:09 pm
We weren’t prepared for the cold and rain that has forced us off the patio last week, but we’ve found a meaningful way to bide our time. With Hallowgreens just a couple of weeks away, we’ve dedicated our free time to finding and creating the perfect costumes to honor this venerated campus tradition. Every Halloween, [...]