Faculty Meeting News and Notes: April 18, 2019
Apr20

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: April 18, 2019

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief After spending the entirety of its second consecutive meeting discussing the proposal, the Gettysburg College faculty seemed poised for a vote on whether to approve a motion from the Management Department to add a dual major in Business to the college curriculum Thursday afternoon. Instead, the faculty parliamentarian raised a question of procedure and a motion came from the floor to postpone the...

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Barnes & Noble Will Take Over College Bookstore
Apr18

Barnes & Noble Will Take Over College Bookstore

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Barnes & Noble will operate the Gettysburg College Store beginning in late May, Gettysburg’s Vice President of Finance & Administration Dan Konstalid announced in a campus-wide email Tuesday. At a faculty meeting in March, College President Janet Morgan Riggs said, “We cannot continue to provide affordable course materials and excellent service without losing money.”¬†At the...

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McKenna Elected Student Senate President, Lashendock Will Be VP
Apr15

McKenna Elected Student Senate President, Lashendock Will Be VP

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Patrick McKenna ’20, a political science and public policy double major who has served in Senate since his first year, has been elected the body’s 2019-2020 president. McKenna defeated Marisa Balanda ’21 and Hannah Dalzell ’20 by taking exactly 50 percent of the 644 votes cast. Political Science and International Affairs double major Jack Lashendock ’20 won the vice...

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Faculty Meeting News and Notes: April 4, 2019
Apr05

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: April 4, 2019

The TL;DR The faculty began — but did not finish — a discussion on the proposed dual major in business Thursday afternoon. The plan calls for the major beginning during the 2020-21 academic year. The major would be capped at 60 students who would be selected based on academic performance. Provost Chris Zappe anticipates a need to hire two additional tenure-track faculty members and some part-time support to get the program...

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Protesting ‘Implicit Racism’ in Art Curriculum, Students Remove Their Work from Juried Exhibition
Apr02

Protesting ‘Implicit Racism’ in Art Curriculum, Students Remove Their Work from Juried Exhibition

By Gauri Mangala & Benjamin Pontz Student artists have removed nine of their works from the Juried Student Exhibition in Schmucker Art Gallery to protest what they say is the Art & Art History department’s failure to “recognize the voices of marginalized identities.” According to a letter sent to The Gettysburgian by Angelique Acevedo ’19 and Lars Healy ’20 on behalf of the protesting student...

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