Archive | February, 2015

Cornwell resigns as College president

Meg Itoh Staff Writer President Grant Cornwell will vacate his position on June 30, having accepted a new position as president of Rollins College in Florida. According to an email from Board of Trustees Chair Bill Longbrake sent shortly after disclosure of his resignation, the decision came as a surprise to the Board. Cornwell cited […]

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College continues search for replacement for Dean MarTeze Hammonds

Mariah Joyce News Editor Although the title and specific job description have yet to be determined, The College of Wooster intends to conduct a search for a replacement for MarTeze Hammonds. In early January of this year, Hammonds left the College for a position at Arkansas Technical University in Russelville, Arkansas. At the time, Hammonds […]

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WAC to lose administrative funding due to budget cuts

Maddi O’Neill Editor-in-Chief As departments across campus prepare for impending sustainable budget cuts, the students who run the Wooster Activities Crew (WAC) are readying for a major loss in their budget. WAC’s administrative budget, more than $35,000, will not be provided for the 2015-16 academic year, according to leaders of the group. WAC’s budget is […]

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Administrators present sustainable budget proposals to students

Stephen Lumetta Senior News Writer On Monday night, students gathered in the Lowry main lounge to hear a presentation about the ongoing sustainable budget process. The sustainable budget process was prompted by concerns regarding the cost of higher education, skyrocketing student debt and tuition and lower revenue. The presentation was very similar to one that […]

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Staff Editorial:

Transparency will be vital in presidential selection Talk of President Cornwell’s impending departure has been buzzing across campus since we all received his unexpected email announcement on Thursday, Feb. 19. The campus has been stirring with speculation regarding what will come next for the College. Already, students are forming opinions about their hopes and expectations […]

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Time for an environmental president

Sylvia Krebs As President Cornwell moves on to a warmer climate, it is time to consider a new president that is committed to and prioritizes environmental sustainability on our campus. Throughout Cornwell’s presidency, we have made progress in sustainability efforts. He presided over the building of the Gold-Leadership-in-Energy-&-Environmental Design-certified Scot Center with its solar panels […]

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