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[3 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Search Underway for New Provost

After nine years as provost, the university’s chief academic officer, Ken Bladh ’69, professor of geology, decided to return to his first passion, teaching, effective January 2010. While the search for Bladh’s replacement is underway, Warren Copeland, professor of religion and faculty director of the Center for Civic & Urban Engagement, as well as Springfield’s mayor, has been appointed interim provost.

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2010 »

[3 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Building Confidence

University Becomes First Higher Education Institution To Join National Coalition

Strickland-KDDetermined to “enable women and girls to stand up to peer pressure and media stereotypes, say no to risky behavior and abusive relationships, and put an end to relational aggression, such…

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2010 »

[3 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

For the fourth time, Wittenberg has been named to the President’s
Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll With Distinction
for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth by
the Corporation for National and Community Service. Launched
in 2006, the Community Service Honor Roll is the highest federal
recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to service-learning
and civic engagement. Wittenberg is one of just five Ohio schools named
to the 2009 list.

Around Myers Hollow, Campus Life, Spring 2010, Uncategorized »

[3 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
University Harnesses Power Of Technology With New CIO

In keeping with its strategic initiative to implement a fully developed strategic technology plan, Wittenberg welcomed Rick Mickool as its new chief information officer (CIO), March 1.

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2010 »

[3 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

An established liberal arts leader in the number of prestigious Fulbright Awards received by faculty and students, Wittenberg recently learned again that three more members of its family have earned the coveted distinction. Valerie O’Brien ’10 of Edgewood, Ky., Heather Wright, assistant professor of political science, and George Hudson, professor of political science, are the latest in a long line of Fulbright winners at Wittenberg, which includes 15 students and 12 faculty to date.

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2010 »

[3 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Office Of Advancement Welcomes New Director

Ann Zawisza Georges ’75 has been named the new director of leadership giving at Wittenberg. As a vice president with Spring-field’s Community Hospital, now Commu-nity Health Partners, for nearly 30 years, Georges brings extensive experience in fundraising to the post.

Around Myers Hollow, Fall 2009 »

[18 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Tigers Win Face-Off

From Oct. 26-Nov. 14, fans of Wittenberg and The College of Wooster battled online before the game between the two schools during the first-ever Mascot Face-Off. Located at www.mascotfaceoff.com, the fun, interactive Web site attracted a constant slew of fans, who were allowed to vote once a day for their favorite mascot. Polls closed at 1 p.m.on game day, and by halftime of the Wittenberg-Wooster game, Nov. 14, one victor was crowned based on votes secured. With more than 70,000 total votes cast, the Wittenberg Tiger beat the Fighting Scot by nearly 3,000 votes.

Around Myers Hollow, Fall 2009 »

[17 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Expanding East Asian Studies New Institute Extends Program’s International Reach

As Wittenberg looks to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its internationally renowned East Asian Studies Program in 2010, a new initiative extends the breadth and depth of the program, which independent researchers have hailed as “the jewel in Wittenberg’s crown.”