Read feature, general interest, and campus-based news stories about the Oberlin College campus community.

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.

Subramanian Named General Counsel at Dartmouth

April 19, 2017
Communications Staff
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Sandhya Subramanian has announced that she will be leaving Oberlin College at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year to become General Counsel at Dartmouth College beginning July 1.

Alan Norton to Serve as Interim VP of Finance

March 29, 2017
Communications Staff
Alan Norton has been appointed interim vice president for finance and administration subject to Board approval and will assume oversight of the financial and business administration of the college when Mike Frandsen leaves the position to become the president of Wittenberg University on July 1.

Frandsen Named President of Wittenberg University

February 10, 2017
Office of Communications
Vice President for Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen has announced that he will be leaving Oberlin College at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year to become the President of Wittenberg University beginning July 1.

Board of Trustees Update

October 25, 2016
Clyde S. McGregor
The board’s first meeting of the new academic year took place on campus October 6 and 7. The board welcomed five new trustees, who will undertake an orientation program through which they gain knowledge about the issues facing the college. As I noted previously, we expect the presidential search to be the board’s most important work in this academic year. The search committee website will soon be established and this will keep the community apprised of the search progress.

Strategic Plan 2016-2021 Approved

March 30, 2016
Lisa Gulasy
“Oberlin College Strategic Plan 2016-2021: Institutional transformation through an inclusive approach to academic and musical excellence” was approved by the General Faculty on February 4, 2016, and by the Board of Trustees on March 4, 2016.

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