Christopher L. Holoman Will Be Centenary’s New President

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Centenary College of Louisiana has chosen Dr. Christopher L. Holoman, an academic with extensive experience in college classrooms and administration, as its 31st president. Holoman is currently Provost at Hilbert College in Hamburg, New York, and will assume leadership of the 191 year old Shreveport institution in July.   Read more at the Centenary website.

William Dudley Named W & L President

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William Dudley

William “Will” Dudley, provost and professor of philosophy at Williams College, has been named president of Washington and Lee University. According to the W&L website, “Dudley will assume his duties on Jan. 1, 2017, succeeding Kenneth P. Ruscio ’76, who announced in May 2015 his intention to step down from the presidency, and who will remain… Read more »

ACS Faculty are 2015 Professors of The Year

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Three ACS faculty are among the 35 state-level winners of the Professor of the Year Award, sponsored by the the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. They include Michael Flowers (Theatre, Birmingham-Southern), Mary Blythe Daniels (Spanish, Centre) and Jennifer Peszka (Psychohlogy, Hendrix).

Contemplate Attending this Workshop

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2014 ACS Contemplative Pedagogy Workshop

The Centre Contemplative Studies Initiative is pleased to invite members of the ACS to a workshop on the practice of contemplative pedagogy June 12th – 14th at the historic Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, near Danville, Kentucky. The workshop will include presentations, discussion, and practice experience for faculty interested in how contemplative pedagogy can enrich… Read more »

Grant Cornwell to Assume Presidency of Rollins College

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Grant Cornwell is New Rollins President

The Rollins College Board of Trustees announced today that it has elected Grant H. Cornwell as the 15th president of Rollins College. Cornwell, who currently serves as president of The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, will begin his Rollins presidency July 1, 2015. “Grant Cornwell is a national and international champion of liberal education, an… Read more »