Kenyon News Digest, November 15, 2012

Announcing New Scholarships!
Kenyon is excited to introduce five full-tuition and five half-tuition scholarships annually to the first-year class. The renewable scholarships are based solely on academic talent. No special application is required, but students must apply for admission to Kenyon by December 15 to be eligible.

"Kenyon Unique" Now Online
"Kenyon Unique," a new lecture series featuring distinguished faculty members, is now available on YouTube. Watch the inaugual lecture: "To Know Der, You Gotta Go Der: Gullah Culture on the Sea Islands," by Professors Peter Rutkoff and Will Scott.

Prospectus Propels Presidential Search
A prospectus that will help guide the search for Kenyon's next president has been published and posted online.

A New Home for Art
Kenyon's spectacular new studio art building, Horvitz Hall, is up and running. Explore the beautiful, superbly equipped studios and classrooms.

News from the Kenyon Review
Holocaust survivor and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel received the 2012 Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement last week in New York. On campus, a three-day literary festival featured readings, workshops, presentations, and more.

Lords Conclude Remarkable Season
This fall we saw the Lords rebound from back-to-back winless seasons and post a winning record for the first time since 2005.

"Education Vacation" for Adults
"I wish I could take a Kenyon course and live the student life for a week . . ." A new array of summer programs for adults in a newly created organization—the Kenyon Institute Summer Seminar—makes this dream come true.

Join the Alumni Community
Ready to start those holiday cards? Don't forget, you can look up your classmates' addresses in the Alumni Online Community. If you haven't already joined the community, you can request your Login ID from Jill Shriver at

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 to make a gift to the 2012-13 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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Upcoming Events

Learning in the Company of Friends With President S. Georgia Nugent. Washington, D.C., November 29, 2012
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Learning in the Company of Friends With President S. Georgia Nugent. Chicago, December 5, 2012
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Men's Tennis
Lords land prominent spots in first ITA rankings of 2012-13 More....

Women's Cross Country
Ladies earn spot in NCAA Championship More....

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