Creative Writing Program Founder Stuart Friebert Dies
July 1, 2020
The poet, translator, and emeritus professor died on June 23, 2020.
Former Faculty Member and Coach Fred Shults ’54 Dies
June 12, 2020
Shults was a professor, coach, and champion of physical education at Oberlin.
Former Staff Member Midge Brittingham ’60 Dies
January 10, 2020
The former executive director of the Oberlin College Alumni Association died on December 31, 2019. She was 81 years old.
Emeritus Professor Bill Skinner Dies
December 3, 2019
The emeritus professor of geology was 89 years old.
Former Staff Member Carol Ganzel Dies
October 30, 2019
The former Office of Communications staff member was 88 years old.
Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dies
August 6, 2019
The author and Lorain, Ohio, native was 88.
In Memoriam: Professor of Comparative Literature and English Jed Deppman
June 28, 2019
In his life and work, Deppman embodied the border-crossing, eclectic ethos of Comparative Literature in an exemplary way.
Emeritus Professor Albert J. McQueen Dies
May 30, 2019
The emeritus professor of sociology passed away on May 22, 2019. He was 91 years old.
Former Board of Trustees Chair Thomas J. Klutznick '61 Dies
January 10, 2019
The former board of trustees chair died on January 4, 2019.
Alumnus William Goldman '52 Dies
November 20, 2018
The acclaimed screenwriter and novelist died on Friday, November 16, 2018, in New York City.