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Posts from the Summer 2018 issue

West in Time Requirement Dropped

The CC faculty voted overwhelmingly to eliminate the college’s Critical Perspectives requirement, the West in Time, at its April faculty meeting. The Curriculum Executive Committee proposed the change after multiple requests that it review and reconsider the requirement. Students had voiced concerns in recent years that the requirement put too much emphasis on Western culture and civilization…

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Congratulations, Class of 2018!

Class Motto, 2018 “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. BY THE NUMBERS: 97 Students awarded Keller Venture Grants 30 Students awarded at least one Ritt Kellogg Expedition Grant 70 Seniors presenting research at a summer research symposium 11 Bands competing at…

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Five New Members Appointed to Board of Trustees

Colorado College has named five new members to its Board of Trustees. They are Joe Ellis ’80, president and CEO of the Denver Broncos; Natalie Pham ’99, an education consultant for numerous international, private, and public schools; Tafari Nia Lumumba ’05, a litigation associate in the Denver offices of Gibson, Dunn, and Crutcher, LLP; Jarod…

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Four Faculty Promoted to Full Professor

The Colorado College Board of Trustees approved promotion to full professor for four faculty members at their June meeting. Associate professors promoted to full professor are Tamara Bentley, Art; Genevieve Love, English; Gail Murphy-Geiss, Sociology; and Rebecca Tucker, Art. Bentley earned her B.A. in history and her Ph.D. in art history at the University of…

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CC Adds Thematic Minor in Indigenous Studies

CC recently approved a new thematic minor in Indigenous Studies. Students have expressed a strong desire for this minor, and the college has an active group of students, faculty, and staff with current and growing connections to First Nation communities in North America who helped bring the proposal to fruition. “An Indigenous Studies thematic minor…

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On the Bookshelf

The Confident House Hunter By Dylan Chalk ’94 Chalk, an American Society of Home Inspectors-certified inspector who has performed more than 5,000 home inspections in western Washington, shows readers how to get the most out of inspections. Subtitled “A Home Inspector’s Tips for Finding Your Perfect Home,” the book is packed with advice for spotting…

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Lani Hinkle ’83 Retiring From PIFP

Lani Carroll Hinkle ’83, director of the Public Interest Fellowship Program, is retiring at the end of October after being with the program for 12 years. The Public Interest Fellowship Program, founded by Professor Emeritus of Sociology Jeff Livesay in 2004, places Colorado College students and recent graduates in paid positions with Colorado nonprofits in…

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The Road to Writing Is Not Always Paved

Plenty of writers have come out of CC, but not all of them have meant to become authors. For these three award-winning and best-selling alumni authors, writing led them each down a unique path of rich and rewarding lives whether they sought it out or not. Colorado College has many alumni, staff, and faculty authors,…

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Philanthropists Confirm Commitment to FAC

Husband-and-wife philanthropists Kathy Loo and Jim Raughton have reaffirmed their commitment to gift collections of art to the museum at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Kathy Loo reaffirmed the commitment made by her late husband Dusty Loo in 1993 to gift the “Dusty and Katherine Loo Collection,” his collection of Colorado and…

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