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Implementation Committees Inch Toward Final Plans

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
March 3
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A year has passed since the College formed implementation committees for the Strategic Plan, and in that time progress has widely varied by group. Committees like Resource Management have made strides, while others wait idly for their turn with movement contingent on other groups’ plans. “Compared...

Oberlin Lacks Reason to Place Trust in Board

Jeremy Poe, Contributing Writer
February 24
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

The Board of Trustees has seemingly done away with traditional public forums for students to speak to trustees, and the student body has yet to receive an explanation. Eliminating such access to the board is unprecedented and a significant cause for concern. The trustees seem determined to continue i...

Implementation Committees Address Strategic Plan

Oliver Bok and Eliza Guinn
September 9
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Implementation committees for the Strategic Plan have started meeting. That much is clear. Everything else — from who is on the implementation committees to how the implementation committees will interact — is far more obscure. The process is byzantine, but the stakes are high. The Strategic Pla...

Faculty Look to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Faculty Look to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Vergil Demery
March 11
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

With 20/20 hindsight, several major stakeholders in Oberlin College’s Environmental Policy Implementation Plan are working to find new ways to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025. The plan, which was adopted in November, calls for a number of implementation strategies including further integrating...

New Strategic Plan Draft Pursues Inclusivity

Madeline Stocker, Editor-in-Chief
February 12
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

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...

Until Next Time: What’s to Come Next Semester

Tyler Sloan, News Editor
December 12
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Strategic Plan: College President Marvin Krislov said that a final draft of the Strategic Plan will be published in March. The Steering Committee released a draft, titled Oberlin College Strategic Plan 2016-2021: Shaping the Future, on Tuesday, Oct. 26, which was met with student concern regarding a...

Community Calls for More Details in Strategic Plan

Community Calls for More Details in Strategic Plan

Oliver Bok, News editor
November 20
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Almost all the students at the listening session on Monday had the same overarching question in reaction to the Strategic Plan draft: Where are the specifics? “This whole document doesn’t say anything; It’s all fluff and clouds,” said Donnay Edmund, College senior. “I didn’t get one concrete...

Group Releases Strategic Plan Draft

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 30
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Smaller tuition increases, a new program strengthening student-alumni relationships and inter-departmental courses — the new draft of the Strategic Plan contains all of those components in its vision for the College’s future. The Steering Committee released a new draft of the Plan on Tuesday, i...

Committee Weighs Possible Budget Reduction

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 11
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The College’s financial position isn’t healthy, and the community will have to make tough decisions about where to put resources in the near future. At any rate, that’s the conclusion that many members of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee — the group of students, faculty, staff, trust...

Steering Committee Releases Preliminary Report

Sarah Conner, Staff Writer
May 8
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Students on the Strategic Planning Steering Committee held meetings on Wednesday and Thursday to hear from students about what direction the College should head toward when formulating the Strategic Plan, the document the Board of Trustees uses to guide its decision making. Much of the discussions...

Speaker Explains Benefits of Online Classes

Louis Krauss, Staff Writer
March 13
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Michael Horn, the education director for the Clayton Christensen Institute, visited Oberlin yesterday to discuss his ideas for how small liberal arts schools can become more financially accessible by replacing lectures with online classes. Horn’s lecture was part of the Steering Committee’s Speaker...

Administration Mulls Over Library Future, Budgeting Process

Administration Mulls Over Library Future, Budgeting Process

Oliver Bok, News Editor
March 13
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Discussions about the future of the Oberlin College library system are in full swing as the Strategic Planning Steering Committee makes long-term decisions for the institution as a whole. According to members of the Library Committee, the administration may also be considering possible changes to the...

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