Kenyon News Digest, September 14, 2009

New Class, Diverse Talents
Kenyon welcomed a new class of nearly 470 students to the Hill last month. Watch a video clip from move-in day.

Reading Spree
Kenyon and its neighbors in Knox County launched a celebration of reading with free copies of the Louise Erdrich novel Love Medicine and a $10,000 Big Read grant from the National Endowment of the Arts.

Beane Ball
Billy Beane P'12, vice president and general manager of the Oakland Athletics, will speak at Kenyon on September 15.

Missed Reunion Weekend 2009?
View class and awards luncheon photos along with some fun candid shots. You can even watch a video of the Alumni College seminar titled "What Would Denham Sutcliffe Say?" featuring Bruce Haywood, former provost; P.F. Kluge '64, writer-in-residence; and Perry C. Lentz '64, Charles P. McIlvaine Professor of English.

Focus on Knowledge
Art professor Marcella Hackbardt brings a series of constructed photographs examining the nature of knowledge to the Olin Art Gallery.

Need a Yearbook?
Extra yearbooks for a variety of years are available for $10.00 each from the College archives. Please contact Ethan Henderson at for more information.

Support Kenyon: Every Gift Makes a Difference
We would like to extend sincere thanks to all who have donated to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. Help us make 2009-10 another successful year by making a gift. 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 to make a gift to the 2009-10 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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Family Weekend:
October 16-18, 2009


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