The Business Major: What Happened?
May20

The Business Major: What Happened?

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Listen to this story: http://gettysburgian.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/bp-reading-business-major-story_mixdown.mp3 At the Feb. 2, 2006 meeting of the Gettysburg College faculty, then-Provost Dan DeNicola announced that the college had a problem. The Carnegie Foundation, which classifies colleges and universities nationwide, had announced that its subsequent classifications would include...

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Live Coverage: The Class of 2019 Graduates
May19

Live Coverage: The Class of 2019 Graduates

Staff Report This article will be updated throughout the day. For live updates, follow us on Twitter. THREAD: Updates on Commencement … follow along here #gburg2019 — The Gettysburgian (@GCgettysburgian) May 19, 2019 View...

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Board Releases Renaming Principles, Forms Committee to Weigh Garthwait
May05

Board Releases Renaming Principles, Forms Committee to Weigh Garthwait

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The Board of Trustees approved a policy entitled “Policy for Renaming Principles and Process” over the weekend, Board Chair David Brennan ’75 announced in a campus-wide email disseminated Sunday afternoon. The principles were proposed to the Board by an advisory group composed of trustees, faculty, staff, and students. That group, chaired by Trustee Richard Scheff ’77, held a...

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Faculty Meeting News and Notes: May 2, 2019
May04

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: May 2, 2019

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief 364 days after she informed the faculty of her plan to retire after the 2018-19 academic year, President Janet Morgan Riggs was the subject of two valedictory speeches and a faculty resolution  — and was serenaded with a surprise musical presentation from Camerata — at the final faculty meeting of the academic year. Management Department Withdraws Business Major Motion Prior to the...

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Editorial: What We Know About Josh Wagner
Apr26

Editorial: What We Know About Josh Wagner

By Members of The Gettysburgian’s Editorial Board THE ISSUE: Joshua Wagner ‘19 was selected as the student speaker at this May’s Commencement exercises. Since that announcement was made, a group of students has begun to circulate a petition advocating Josh’s removal in light of an article he wrote as part of last spring’s April Fools edition for The Gettysburgian. The article — titled “13 Places Safer than FIJI Basement on...

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