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Thayer Named CIO at Grinnell

June 8, 2018
Communications Staff
Chief Investment Officer Jainen Thayer has accepted an offer to serve as the chief investment officer at Grinnell College. He will continue in his current position at Oberlin College until the end of August and he will assume his new role at Grinnell in mid-September.
Su’ad Abdul Khabeer, Associate professor of American culture at the University of Michigan

Su’ad Abdul Khabeer is 2018 Baccalaureate Speaker

May 1, 2018
Office of Communications
Su’ad Abdul Khabeer will give the Baccalaureate address “Muslim Cool: Race, Culture, Religion, and the Promise of Solidarity in Challenging Times” at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 27 in...
Senior Symposium 2018 Preview

Senior Symposium 2018 Preview

April 25, 2018
Communications Staff
The Office of Undergraduate Research invites all members of the campus and community to celebrate the scholarly and artistic achievements of members of the Class of 2018, at the ninth annual Senior Symposium on Friday, April 27.
1500 donors. 24 hours. are you all in for Oberlin?

Are You All In? Join Oberlin’s Annual Day of Giving

April 18, 2018
Communications Staff
On April 26, Oberlin College is looking for 1,500 donors from the Oberlin community to go “All In” for Oberlin. For this fundraising challenge, Chris Canavan ’84 promises to match every donation with an additional $100.


Chris Jenkins

Q&A with Chris Jenkins

April 17, 2018
Communications Staff
“Q&A with…” is a series dedicated to introducing staff members to the Oberlin community. Find out about Chris Jenkins, associate dean for academic support; conservatory liaison to the Office of Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion; deputy Title IX coordinator.