The Oberlin Review

New Strategic Plan Draft Pursues Inclusivity

Madeline Stocker, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2016

Published nearly four months after the release of the last draft, the newest version of Oberlin’s Strategic Plan continues to make marked departures from the contents of the 2005 document. Though it remains more of a comprehensive list of goals than a specific implementation plan, the current draft does identify two of the administration’s future initiatives — the development of “theme-based course clusters” and the creation of a guidance system that will offer support to students throughout their first four post-undergraduate years. The draft, which was made public Wednesday evening, focuses considerably on ensuring an “inclusive and equitable learning environment” — certainly more so than its...

Krislov Loses Presidency Bid at Iowa

Tyler Sloan, News Editor

September 4, 2015

The University of Iowa announced that Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov will not serve as the institution’s 21st president on Thursday afternoon. The university instead selected former IBM executive J. Bruce Harreld in what has been called a controversial move, as Harreld has no previous experience working on the administrative side of higher education. “I consider it an honor to serve as the President of Oberlin College, and I look forward to continuing my work here,” Krislov said in an email to the Review following the announcement. The decision came after the top four finalists traveled to the university’s campus for a series of convocations on Aug. 27, Aug. 28, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Harreld beat out...

NACWAA, NCAC Honor Oberlin Administrators

NACWAA, NCAC Honor Oberlin Administrators

September 4, 2015

Oberlin’s Administration earned commendations for achievement in athletic leadership and manage­ment this summer. President Mar­vin Krislov was elected President of the North Coast Athletic Confer­ence, while Delta Lodge Director of Athletics Natalie Winkelfoos was honored with the NACWAA award for Administrator of the Year in Di­vision III Athletics. Both Krislov and Winkelfoos were recognized for being inclusive, accessible leaders who exert a con­centrated effort to provide athletic...

Administration, Senate Try to Ease Textbook Costs

Administration, Senate Try to Ease Textbook Costs

February 13, 2015

President Krislov doubled the emergency textbook fund after student senators appealed to Krislov about the burden that high textbook prices inflict on low-income students. According to Krislov, the fund is meant to supplement students’ overall financial aid package. “There may be individuals who have even more needs because of either the subjects they take or because certain things happen, medical problems or something like that. That’s why these emergency funds are so valuable and important,”...

Feature Photo: Student-Athletes, Faculty Cut Ribbon at New Austin E. Knowlton Complex

Feature Photo: Student-Athletes, Faculty Cut Ribbon at New Austin E. Knowlton Complex

September 12, 2014

Junior Taylor Swift (left), College President Marvin Krislov, Delta Lodge Director of Athletics and Physical Education Natalie Winkelfoos and junior Callan Louis perform the ceremonial ribbon cutting at the new Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex on Monday. The first game on the new field will take place when the field hockey team takes on the Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops this Saturday.

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