Office of the President

Statements and Publications

2023–24 Academic Year

The Importance of Community

October 12, 2023

As many of you prepare for fall break, I could not let you leave without telling you what has been weighing on my spirit.

The Crisis in the Middle East

October 10, 2023

The Oberlin community comes together to support students, faculty, staff, and families who are affected by the conflict in Israel and Gaza.

U.S. News & World Report Rankings Fail to Recognize Excellence

September 18, 2023

U.S. News has released its 2024 rankings of colleges and universities. President Ambar addresses Oberlin’s ranking and how the rankings fall short in assessing college quality.

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