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Academic and Administrative Program Review Final Report

May 24, 2019
A letter to the Oberlin community regarding the submission of the AAPR steering committee’s final report.

Liberal Education Can Save Itself 

April, 2019
In the latest issue of Liberal Education, the flagship journal of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, President Ambar offers ideas about rethinking and remaking liberal education.

Welcome Back!

February, 2019
This welcome message following winter break offers highlights from the past semester and describe some of our core work for the remainder of this semester.

Thoughts on the Pittsburgh Tragedy

October 29, 2018
The tragedy at the Tree of Life congregation has left us grieving.

Fall Semester Greetings & Reflections

September 12, 2018
With classes underway and life at Oberlin back to full speed, I want to offer you my personal greetings, best wishes for a productive semester, and a few reflections about why I am so excited about what lies ahead this year.

Oberlin’s Values and Community Standards of Professional Conduct

August 23, 2018
I believe strongly that as a community, we can have no greater goal than to ensure that Oberlin's educational environment is safe, fair, equitable, and inclusive to the highest ethical and academic standards, and that it is free of all forms of discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct and violence.

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