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Kenyon News Digest August 2005

Wider Choice
When it comes time to declare a major, Kenyon students now have one more option from which to choose. Beginning in Fall 2005, the Women's and Gender Studies Program, which has long offered a successful interdisciplinary concentration, will sponsor an interdepartmental major as well. More...

Double Role
Joel G. Lee, Class of 1998, has an unusual double perspective on India. As a researcher, he studies Indian social and political issues from the outside. But as an actor in Bollywood films, he also shapes the depiction of those issues from the inside More...

Annual Funds Soar
Kenyon alumni and parents made 2004-05 a landmark year, contributing nearly $4 million to the annual funds that support teaching and learning at the College--and setting records in the process. More...

Kenyon Earns Spot in NSCA Top 25 Power Ranking
Kenyon has earned recognition in the recently released National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) Top 25 Power Ranking, which honors colleges for exceptional achievement in both athletics and academics. More...

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
The Kenyon Athletic Association will host the Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner on Saturday, September 17. The Hall of Fame inductees are Carla Ainsworth, Class of 1995 (swimming); Joe Culp, Class of 1954 (football/lacrosse); Judy Hruska Shook, Class of 1991 (volleyball/basketball); Ann Kelley Wood, Class of 1992 (diving); Todd Stoner, Class of 1985 (baseball/football); and the 1986-87 women's swimming and diving team. Other honorees include: Bob Heasley, Class of 1960; his wife, Peggy Heasley P'83'88; and Ray Brown, Class 1959. They will be honored for their contributions to Kenyon athletics. If you would like to attend the dinner and induction ceremony, please contact Patty Bower at by August 26.

The Luce Scholars Program
If you are a Kenyon alum and an American citizen; if you will be no older than twenty-nine on September 1, 2006, and have had no significant exposure to Asian culture or Asian studies, then you may be eligible to apply for an extremely attractive and rewarding program through Kenyon. More...

Support Kenyon
Please visit to make a gift to the 2005-06 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

Delta Tau Delta, Chi Chapter, History Project
Submissions are being sought from all alumni on the history of the Chi chapter of Delta Tau Delta. Bill Ranney, Class of 1952, is researching and creating the history, which will be available on the fraternity Web site at Please contact Bill Ranney at or if you have photos, voice recordings, or voice tributes.

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