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Letter to the Editor: College Presidential Search Should Be on Merit Alone

As an alumna of Elizabethtown College and someone who was employed there for almost 30 years before my retirement seven years ago, I feel compelled to reply to the Feb. 15 editorial “In Search for New President, College Should Seek Diversity.” Given the serious financial and enrollment issues facing the college over the next few […]

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Letter to the Editor: Elizabethtown College Has Proud History of Diversity

Thank you for your Thursday, Feb. 15, front page article entitled “Elizabethtown College Prexy Strikwerda Plans to Retire After 8 Years.” In the same edition of the paper an editorial entitled “In Search for New President, College Should Seek Diversity” stated, “Elizabethtown College and the greater Elizabethtown community owe a debt of gradated to Carl […]

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Editorial: In Search for New President, College Should Seek Diversity

Elizabethtown College and the greater Elizabethtown community owe a debt of gratitude to Carl J. Strikwerda for his leadership at the college. He is retiring at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year and the college is searching for a successor. As the college looks for its 15th president, the search committee should take a […]

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Elizabethtown College Prexy Strikwerda Plans to Retire After Eight Years

Elizabethtown College President Carl J. Strikwerda has announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2019, after two four-year terms. The college announced on Monday, Feb. 12, that its Board of Trustees will oversee a search for his successor beginning immediately. While Strikwerda has been at the helm, Elizabethtown College has raised almost $50 million for its […]

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E-Town College Home to Traveling WWI Exhibit

Last year, after the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded a $550,000 grant to the Library of America, the organization established a two-year traveling exhibition of documents, images and interpretive texts commemorating World War I. The exhibition, which will travel to all 50 states, makes its way, this week, to Elizabethtown College, one of just […]

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Managing Director Named for High Center at Elizabethtown College

The High Center at Elizabethtown College has recently named Tad Renner as managing director. He started in the position Monday, Nov. 13. Renner and his family grew Laser Plus, a toner manufacturing company, into a full-service print management firm with customers in 24 states. In 2012, the family founded The Digital Workshop, a training division […]

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Elizabethtown College Adding Concentrations in Civil, Biomed Engineering

Elizabethtown College engineering students now have the opportunity to be part of industries that directly shape society and improve lives. In addition to electrical, environmental, mechanical, and industrial and systems engineering already at Elizabethtown, the college now offers accredited engineering degrees with a choice of civil or biomedical engineering concentrations for graduation in 2022. Civil […]

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