Kenyon News Digest, August 14, 2012


Nugent Announces Departure
President S. Georgia Nugent announced today that she has decided to step down at the conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year. In accepting her decision, the Kenyon Board of Trustees expressed its gratitude for her decade of distinguished service.

Restoring Middle Path
Kenyon investigates a future Middle Path makeover with stabilized gravel that aims to improve universal accessibility.

Liberal Arts
This September and October, Kenyon is hosting screenings across the country to celebrate the nationwide release of the Josh Radnor '96 film, Liberal Arts, which was filmed on campus last summer. A reception will be held after the screening in each city. Register today!

Kenyon + Pelotonia: One Goal
Kenyon played host to more than 3,000 bicycle riders this weekend for Pelotonia, the Ohio bike tour that has raised more than $25 million for cancer research in three years. Learn more about the Kenyon participants and watch a video showcasing Kenyon as this year's Pelotonia destination.

Pelotonia Interns
Kenyon's partnership with Pelotonia has placed Kenyon students at the front lines in the fight against cancer at research labs at the Ohio State University.

London Spectacular
What does Shakespeare have to do with the 2012 London Olympics? Read English professor Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky's op-ed piece in the New York Times.

Call for Nominations
The Alumni Council invites you to suggest one or more candidates for election to the Alumni Council for a three-year term or to the Board of Trustees for a four-year term commencing in 2013. You may nominate a friend, a classmate, or yourself. All nominations receive careful consideration by the Alumni Council.

Support Kenyon: Every Gift Makes a Difference
We would like to extend sincere thanks to all who have already donated to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. Your participation makes a difference. Please visit gift.kenyon.edu to make a gift to the 2012-13 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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October 19-21, 2012 Online registration begins Thursday, August 16.

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Men's Outdoor Track
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Women's Outdoor Track
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