November 10, 2020
The 1968 Olympic gold medal winner and former Oberlin College coach is known for his activism.
Oberlin College Establishes Presidential Initiative on Racial Equity and Diversity in Response to National Distress
August 28, 2020
Office of Communications
President Carmen Twillie Ambar and Oberlin College announced today the launch of the Presidential Initiative on Racial Equity and Diversity in response to increasing injustice and racial tensions in America. The Presidential Initiative will elevate and advance Oberlin’s more than 180-year commitment to the education and rights of Blacks in America, and will provide the framework for faculty and students to address issues of violence, police-community relationships, and racial injustices.
December 18, 2018
An open letter signed by college and university presidents supports carbon pricing as a response to climate change.
October 1, 2018
Oberlin College will install Carmen Twillie Ambar as its 15th president and first African American leader in the institution’s 184-year history at 4:30 p.m., October 5.
May 30, 2017
Carmen Twillie Ambar becomes first African American leader in the institution’s 184-year history.
December 1, 2016
President Marvin Krislov
Oberlin’s commitment to inclusion has always been, and will continue to be, a fight for justice in the face of social, political, and economic injustice.