June 20, 2017
Yeworkwha Belachew, retired ombudsperson and founder of the Oberlin College Dialogue Center, passed away Wednesday evening following a lengthy illness. She was 65.
May 30, 2017
Carmen Twillie Ambar becomes first African American leader in the institution’s 184-year history.
November 15, 2016
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.
November 2, 2016
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.