Q&A with the Chair and Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees
Feb09

Q&A with the Chair and Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief On Friday afternoon, Editor-in-Chief of The Gettysburgian, Benjamin Pontz (BP) sat down with David Brennan ’75 (DB), Chair of the Board of Trustees, and Charlie Scott ’77 (CS), Executive Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, for a wide-ranging interview on subjects facing the Board at its meeting this weekend and down the road. The transcript of the...

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Faculty Meeting News and Notes: February 7, 2019
Feb08

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: February 7, 2019

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The Gettysburg College faculty met Thursday afternoon for the first time this semester and pursued a packed agenda that it did not entirely complete before adjourning after the meeting had already run a few minutes past its allotted hour. Faculty Votes to Make First-Year Seminars Mandatory The first substantive agenda item was consideration of a proposal from the First-Year Seminar Committee to make...

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Iuliano Will Replace Riggs as College President
Feb01

Iuliano Will Replace Riggs as College President

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer, Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief, and Gauri Mangala, News Editor On Wednesday afternoon, the Presidential Search Committee announced that the fifteenth president of Gettysburg College will be Robert W. Iuliano. He is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. Charlie Scott, Chair of the Presidential Search Committee (PSC) and Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, said that Iuliano was a unanimous...

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College Weighing Plan for Situational Arming of DPS Officers
Jan31

College Weighing Plan for Situational Arming of DPS Officers

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Every year since the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre that left 32 dead and 17 more wounded, Gettysburg College Executive Director of Public Safety Bill Lafferty and Dean of Students Julie Ramsey have reviewed the campus’s security procedures and made a recommendation to the college president as to whether Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers should be armed. For the first time, this year,...

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10 Fast Facts About the 15th President of Gettysburg College, Robert Iuliano
Jan30

10 Fast Facts About the 15th President of Gettysburg College, Robert Iuliano

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor and Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 30, the Presidential Search Committee announced its selection for the 15th President of Gettysburg College, Robert W. Iuliano. Iuliano, who currently serves as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Deputy to the President of Harvard University, will take over for President Janet Morgan Riggs ’77 on July 1, 2019. In preparation for...

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