Faculty Meeting News and Notes: September 12, 2019
Sep14

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: September 12, 2019

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief After celebration and introduction consumed the Gettysburg College faculty’s first meeting of the year, the faculty returned to a familiar topic — a proposal to add a business major — as the primary agenda item for its second meeting, which was held Thursday afternoon. Management Department Proposes Changing OMS to BOM When the Management Department developed a business major...

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Faculty Meeting News and Notes: August 29, 2019
Aug29

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: August 29, 2019

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The Gettysburg College faculty convened for its first meeting of the 2019-20 academic year Thursday afternoon for an affair that was largely celebratory. President Bob Iuliano made his first remarks at a faculty meeting, Provost Chris Zappe presented two teaching awards, and college vice presidents introduced new employees from their respective divisions before the faculty adjourned to the...

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College Abandons Proposal to Arm DPS, Prepares Plans to Contract with Armed External Security
Aug29

College Abandons Proposal to Arm DPS, Prepares Plans to Contract with Armed External Security

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief In a change of plans, the college has abandoned a proposal that would have armed Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers in specific situations and instead will use an external contractor in cases requiring additional security personnel. According to a revised plan relayed by a college spokesperson to The Gettysburgian, “The College has been able to make arrangements such that, in the very...

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Squirrel Causes Two-Hour Campus Power Outage
Aug22

Squirrel Causes Two-Hour Campus Power Outage

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief At Wednesday afternoon’s Convocation ceremony, Gettysburg College President Bob Iuliano advised the first-year class that the efforts of individuals could have a transformational impact on the Gettysburg campus, quoting Abraham Lincoln’s famous admonition that “the best way to predict the future is to create it.” On Thursday afternoon, a squirrel behind the Quarry Pond near...

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Embodying the ‘Spirit of a Liberal Arts Education’: Lincoln Scholar Guelzo Retires After 15 Years at Gettysburg
Jul25

Embodying the ‘Spirit of a Liberal Arts Education’: Lincoln Scholar Guelzo Retires After 15 Years at Gettysburg

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Allen Guelzo, Henry Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies, will retire from Gettysburg College at the end of August and assume a position as Senior Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities and Director of the Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship in the James Madison Program at Princeton University.  Guelzo, a three-time winner of the Gilder-Lehrman...

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