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.

Board of Trustees Statement on Assistant Professor Joy Karega

November 15, 2016
Communications Staff
The Oberlin College Board of Trustees, after extensive consideration and a comprehensive review of recommendations from multiple faculty committees and Oberlin President Marvin Krislov, has voted to dismiss Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Joy D. Karega for failing to meet the academic standards that Oberlin requires of its faculty and failing to demonstrate intellectual honesty.

Meredith Raimondo Appointed VP and Dean of Students

November 2, 2016
Communications Staff
Meredith Raimondo has been appointed vice president and dean of students after filling the position on an interim basis since July 2016. She will lead Oberlin’s division of student life that supports students by creating more seamless connections between curricular and cocurricular experiences.

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.