Kenyon News Digest, June 2008


A Kenyon Web Debut
Kenyon has launched a new Web site that seeks to capture the vitality of the College while providing abundant information which users can navigate and search with greater ease.

Commencement Photo Gallery
Amid clicking cameras, rounds of hugs, and stately splendor, another cohort of Kenyon students has made its way out into the world. View Commencement images.

Fulbright Winners
Eight Kenyon graduates have been named winners of the J. William Fulbright Fellowship, continuing the College's success as a top producer among small colleges of Fulbright fellows.

Reunion Weekend
Reunion 2008 saw a record number of alumni and guests on the Hill. Nearly 1,400 visitors enjoyed perfect weather and a chance to see the newly renovated Peirce Hall. Reunion 2009 will celebrate the classes ending in 4s and 9s as well as the Chasers, so mark your calendars for May 29-31, 2009!

Alumni Election Results
The Office of Alumni and Parent Programs is pleased to announce four newly elected members of the Alumni Council: April Yvonne Garrett '92, Amy Kirshbaum Harbison '77, Robert C. King '97, and Frederick C. Neidhardt '52 H'76 P'04. Philip R. Currier '56 P'82 and Carole (Robi) Artman-Hodge '73 were elected to serve as Alumni Trustees. Nominations for next year's elections are due July 31.

Itís a Kenyon Summer Celebration!
If you will be spending summer vacation near Nantucket, please join us on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the Nantucket Yacht Club. Our hosts Martin McKerrow '64 and Bill Wallace '57, along with President S. Georgia Nugent, fellow alumni, and members of the Kenyon family will enjoy an evening of food, drink, and camaraderie. To register, contact Kent Woodward-Ginther '93 at 740-427-5518 or woodwardgintherk@kenyon.edu.

Kenyon Collegium, September 17-19, 2008
Come be a student again on the Hill! Alumni and parents are invited to participate in our second annual Kenyon Collegium. Registration brochures will be mailed out in late June. If you are interested in receiving this brochure, please write to Sonya Broeren '90 at broerens@kenyon.edu.

Bookstore Manager
The College is seeking a new bookstore manager, a creative leader who will help the Kenyon Bookstore write the next chapter in its notable history. Candidates should have experience in leading and managing others, the ability to develop marketing opportunities and organize events, and an interest in relocating to the Gambier area. The manager is expected to take an active part in campus and community life. The search is being conducted by the bookstore training and consulting firm of Paz & Associates. Prospective candidates should send a brief statement of interest along with a resumé, by July 12, to MKaufman@PazBookBiz.com. Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer.

Support Kenyon: Every Gift Makes a Difference for Kenyon
We would like to extend thanks to all who have already donated to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. If you haven't given this year, please consider doing so before the fiscal year concludes on June 30. These two funds are a critical part of Kenyon's $230 million campaign, We Are Kenyon: The Drive for Excellence. Your participation makes a difference. Please visit http://gift.kenyon.edu to make a gift to the 2007-08 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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