Garthwait Leadership Center Will Retain Name After Review by Board
May29

Garthwait Leadership Center Will Retain Name After Review by Board

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief &¬†Gauri Mangala, Senior Editor The Garthwait Leadership Center will retain its name, the college announced¬†Wednesday afternoon, May 29. The recommendation came from an ad hoc committee chaired by Charlie Scott, Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, and was approved by the full board in accordance with a set of renaming principles¬†unanimously approved at the Board’s May meeting....

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A Note from the Editor: Reflections on Year One
May22

A Note from the Editor: Reflections on Year One

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The world has a strange way of humbling people. Last May, I took over as editor-in-chief of The Gettysburgian brimming with confidence and excitement about what the future would hold. I had inherited leadership of a newspaper whose organizational structure and capacity I had helped build, but whose focus and temperament I knew needed to be refined. One year later, it has become clear that, as much...

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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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