With the departure of Bucky Zietz this summer from his position as Associate Dean of Students and Sophomore Class Dean, the college has been busy for the past three months trying to find his replacement.
Philip Busse, a visiting professor at St. Olaf College, resigned Monday, November 3 after confessing to the theft and destruction of a number of McCain-Palin campaign signs in Northfield.
A recent visitor to the Carleton College made Arboretum staff take notice. Not for any particular celebrity status, but that the visitor had been absent for 78 years!
Carleton’s Korean Adoptee Program engages Northfield community in discussion of growing up multiculturally
Last September, while flying from Seoul to Minneapolis on my annual journey to start another year as a Carleton student, I saw a familiar sight on the airplane: a young American couple holding a beautiful Korean infant on their laps. As I usually do, I prayed silently that the adopted baby be brought up by loving parents and have a wonderful life in the U.S., far from his native Korea.
In one of the most historic elections ever, Northfield residents and college students got out and voted. The First United Church of Christ alone had 1217 voters throughout Tuesday. While some Carleton students voted absentee, Carleton and the CarlDems worked all day to make sure that students who wanted to vote in Minnesota knew where the polling booths were and were able to get to them.
T. Todd Masman, Director of Campus Activities, has resigned, just four months after coming to Carleton. He is leaving “to pursue other professional opportunities.” Hudlin Wagner, Vice President of Student Development and Dean of Students said of Masman, “I have strong support for his skills and he will be an asset as he moves into his next opportunity.”
January of this year Carleton will complete the accreditation process it began in the summer of 2006.
Barack Obama was a convocation speaker in Feburary 1999. This was the article that ran following his visit.
Just when Minnesotans were looking forward to being done with the bitterness of the Al Franken-Norm Coleman battle for the United States Senate seat, it looks like they will have to endure several more weeks of it.
The Faculty Scholarship Celebration, held on November 3 in the Gould Library Athenaeum, is a gathering of peers honoring the years of effort their fellow faculty members have endured to become part of the world of published authors.
At around 3 a.m. on November 11, 1918 – a world historic day whose ninetieth anniversary will be marked at Carleton and nationally next Tuesday - the fire-bells of Northfield began to peal. The bells announced the end of World War I – the Great War - the conflagration that heralded a century of bloody global conflict that took 20 million lives in all.
This year marks the 90th anniversary of the armistice that, in effect, ended World War I. According to Roger Paas, the coordinator of an exhibit in the McKinley-Gould Library about World War I, this is “one of the most important events in the 20th century.”