Carleton in the Media
- May 25, 2003
Paul Thiboutot, dean of admissions, was quoted in a May 25 Star Tribune article about the demise of Minnesota's Profile of Learning. Minnesota higher education institutions were asked about their use of the Profile in admissions decisions. "We didn't pay any attention to it," said Thiboutot.
- May 24, 2003
Carleton was mentioned in the May 24 Seeker's Dairy column in the Star Tribune. The College is an annual destination for the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church from Saint Paul. The congregation visits the campus and holds a vespers service explaining the denomination's rich heritage.
- May 21, 2003
Beverlee DeCoux, controller, was featured in a May 21 Faribault Daily News (Minn.) article titled "Heritage Celebration just four weeks away." DeCoux is chair of the 2003 Faribault Heritage Celebration. "When the community started, there was quite a diversity with native Americans, French Canadians and European settlers. Today, Faribault's even more diverse with people from Asia, Latin America, Mexico, Africa as well as from many European countries," said DeCoux.
- May 20, 2003
The late Laurence McKinley Gould, former Carleton College president, was mentioned in a May 20 Rochester (Minn.) Post-Bulletin article titled "It began with a spark." Gould visited Rochester in 1965 to give a talk abut the environment and environmental education. His message inspired a group of local teachers to found the Quarry Hill Nature Center.
- May 18, 2003
Alison (Ludwick) Hatcher '81 was the subject of a May 19 article in The Pantagraph (Central Ill.) titled "Putting art in its place." The article highlighted Hatcher's career as an arts administrator and her current position as curator at the McLean County Art Center in Bloomington, Ill. "We want to present to the public art that challenges them to see themselves differently," said Hatcher, who majored in English at Carleton.
- May 16, 2003
Pearl (Lam) Bergad '66 was featured in a May 16 article in the Saint Paul Asian American Press titled "Pearl Bergad to receive U of M Outstanding Achievement Award." Bergad will receive the award at the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences commencement ceremony. The award is the highest honor given to alumni and recognizes exceptional achievement in a professional field or service. Bergad was chosen for her volunteer service to Chinese Americans in Minneapolis and for her use of music to improve understanding among people of different cultures. Bergad majored in biology at Carleton.
- May 12, 2003The New York Times ran a story titled "Colleges Find Study Abroad Means SARS Fear at Home" on May 12. The story featured Carleton students who have returned from an off-campus studies program in Beijing. New York Times The Saint Paul Pioneer Press ran the same story under the headline "Carleton offers a case study in handling SARS." Saint Paul Pioneer Press
- May 9, 2003
Stephen Kelly, dean for budget and planning and the Dye Family Professor of Music, was quoted in a May 9 article in the Chronicle of Higher Education titled "Higher and Higher: Many Private Colleges Plan to Raise Tuition at a Rate Exceeding Inflation and Recent Increases." Kelly commented on Carleton's efforts to keep costs down. "We've left no stone unturned," he said.
- May 9, 2003
Arnold Donald '76, CEO of Merisant, was featured in a May 9 interview in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch titled "Arnold Donald Wants To Equal-ize His Business." The interview centered on the challenges of marketing sweeteners. Donald majored in economics at Carleton.
- May 9, 2003
Robert Woolsey '70, was featured as a "Person of the Day" by the Vancouver Business Journal on May 9. Woolsey was recently named vice president of Columbia Credit Union's business banking department. A recent survey by Goldman Sachs named Columbia as one of the top 25 credit unions nationwide in terms of business loan assets. Woolsey majored in government at Carleton.
- May 8, 2003
D. Scott Harrison '65 was featured in a Cook County News-Herald story on May 8 titled "Governor appoints Scott Harrison to lake protection fund board." Harrison, owner of Lutsen Resort, is the newest member appointed by the Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty to the Great Lakes Protection Fund board of directors. "It's an honor, particularly since I live on the water. There is not a day that goes by that I don't look out there and think about its future," Harrison said. Harrison majored in government at Carleton.
- May 7, 2003
Even Pay '05 was interviewed for a story titled "Rapid City student gets first-hand glimpse of SARS outbreak" that appeared in the May 6 Rapid City (S.D.) Journal and the May 7 Aberdeen (S.D.) American News. Pay was one of 35 students on a Beijing off-campus study program that returned to campus early because of the threat of SARS. "We believed the [Chinese] government's numbers. We didn't perceive a threat," Pay said regarding the decision to go ahead with the program. Pay is a political science/IR major.