J. Carey Thompson Announced as Incoming VP for Enrollment and Educational Services
Jan11

J. Carey Thompson Announced as Incoming VP for Enrollment and Educational Services

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief and Phoebe Doscher, Magazine Editor On Monday afternoon, President Bob Iuliano announced that J. Carey Thompson would serve as the next Vice President for Enrollment and Educational Services beginning July 1. Thompson, formerly Vice President for Enrollment and Communications and Dean of Admission at Rhodes College, replaces Barbara Fritze, who assumed the position in 2001 and announced her...

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What We Learned From the Fall: Unpacking Gettysburg College’s COVID-19 Response
Jan11

What We Learned From the Fall: Unpacking Gettysburg College’s COVID-19 Response

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief  On June 22, President Iuliano announced that Gettysburg College would reopen for an in-person fall semester after closing in the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By the time students were made aware of this plan to return to the residential model, intensive preparation was already well underway.  The move-in process began in mid-August, and it seemed as though every aspect and inch of the college...

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College Suspends Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) Fraternity Chapter Until 2023, Citing ‘Egregious’ COVID-19 Protocol Violations and Years of Conduct Concerns
Dec08

College Suspends Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) Fraternity Chapter Until 2023, Citing ‘Egregious’ COVID-19 Protocol Violations and Years of Conduct Concerns

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief  The Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) fraternity at Gettysburg College will be suspended until Jan. 1, 2023 “following several egregious violations of the College’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols,” and the chapter house will be used as general student housing during the suspension period. Associate Vice President of College Life Jeff Foster, Xi Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta House Association and...

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College Invites Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors Back to Campus for Spring Semester, Announces Revamped Testing Capabilities
Nov18

College Invites Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors Back to Campus for Spring Semester, Announces Revamped Testing Capabilities

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief Early this afternoon, President Iuliano announced that sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be permitted to return to campus for an in-person spring semester beginning on Feb. 1. After an analysis of other colleges’ COVID-19 responses and experiences, new protocols will be implemented in order to ensure the health and safety of the Gettysburg campus community. Upon arrival, students will be tested...

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After Significant Debate, Faculty Approve Expanded S/U Grading Option for the ’20-’21 Academic Year
Oct22

After Significant Debate, Faculty Approve Expanded S/U Grading Option for the ’20-’21 Academic Year

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief A motion to expand access to the S/U grading option for Gettysburg College students passed during Thursday afternoon’s previously unscheduled faculty meeting, just one week after the initial motion failed. Faculty approved five amendments to the motion, collectively granting students more flexibility and options when it comes to their grades during this academic year. Three amendments were suggested...

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