Leal Named Director of Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra
Mar21

Leal Named Director of Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Dr. César Leal, a Colombian-born musicologist who currently serves as the Director of the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra at the University of the South in Tennessee, will be the next director of the Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra. Leal replaces Vimbayi Kaziboni, who left last May after two years at Gettysburg to take a position at the Boston Conservatory. The role of orchestra director has been...

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Annual Cost of Attending Gettysburg College Nears $70,000
Mar19

Annual Cost of Attending Gettysburg College Nears $70,000

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The Board of Trustees has approved an increase in the comprehensive fee to attend Gettysburg College for the 2019-20 academic year that falls just short of the $70,000 threshold. Tuition, room, and board at for the next academic year will be $69,850, a 3.5 percent increase from 2018-19’s total of $67,490. The comprehensive fee includes tuition, an unlimited meal plan, and the lowest rate for a...

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Gazebo Returns to Center of Campus
Mar14

Gazebo Returns to Center of Campus

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief More than 18 months after its displacement as part of construction to the College Union Building, the white gazebo that once anchored the center of Stine Lake has returned. Alumni Director Joe Lynch ’85 contacted The Gettysburgian this afternoon with the news and photo, noting that he saw it while riding his bike earlier today. Previous reporting indicated that it needed repairs after it was...

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Faculty Offered $2,000 to Develop Courses for Proposed Business Major
Mar14

Faculty Offered $2,000 to Develop Courses for Proposed Business Major

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Two weeks ago, the Academic Policy and Program Committee (APPC) reviewed a proposal for a new business major and said it needed more interdisciplinary connections. Towards that end, the Provost’s Office has offered members of the faculty that are not part of the Management Department $2,000 to develop courses that would meet the requirements of the major, an email obtained by The Gettysburgian...

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College Reverses Course, Will Wait to Decide on Arming DPS
Mar11

College Reverses Course, Will Wait to Decide on Arming DPS

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief A proposal to situationally arm trained officers in the Gettysburg College Department of Public Safety that was initially set for a decision this spring will now remain on ice until President-Elect Robert Iuliano takes office in July. Current President Janet Morgan Riggs ’77 announced the delay at last Thursday’s faculty meeting, at which she noted that conversations to date have been...

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