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Jiann I. Lin (1940-2023); A Remembrance by David Young

March 15, 2023

Longman Emeritus Professor of Englis David Young

Jiann Lin served as East Asian Librarian for 38 years at Oberlin College, overseeing a collection of 26,000 volumes until his retirement in 2007. He also enjoyed translating Chinese poetry and history, collaborating on several projects with Longman Emeritus Professor of English David Young, who shares a remembrance of his friend and colleague. A memorial celebration of Jiann Lin’s life will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at First Church in Oberlin.
Head Shots of Jiann Lin and David Young

Nominate Candidates for the 2023 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degrees

September 2, 2022

Office of Communications

The Office of the Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary invites the Class of 2023, Faculty, and Staff to nominate candidates for the 2023 commencement speaker and the annual presentation of honorary degrees and award for distinguished service to the community.
Aerial image of Peters Hall

Who is Becky Bode?

August 8, 2022

Yvonne Gay

Becky Bode and her team are responsible for maintaining the college’s grounds and those amazing flower pots in front of campus buildings. Read more about Bode in this installment of Who Am I?
A portrait of a woman standing next to trees.

Scott Hwang Named Senior Assistant Dean and Director of the Multicultural Resource Center

June 7, 2022

Office of Communications

Scott Hwang has worked in higher education since 2006, when he started his career as the director of student leadership overseeing orientation programs, student activities, and student government at Covenant College. He earned a master’s in higher education at Geneva College, where he served as a residence director.
Headshot of Scott Hwang


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