The inauguration of Goshen College’s 16th president, Dr. James E. Brenneman, filled a weekend with moments of great laughter, joy and celebration, but also of great ritual, worship and tradition.
Goshen College began the 2006-07 academic year with an overall student enrollment of 951, compared with 922 a year ago, according to the college’s registrar’s office. The enrollment count includes both full- and part-time traditional students and those taking courses or seeking degrees through Goshen’s Division of Adult and External Studies.
Jaye Bumbaugh Reception: Sept. 3, 2-4 p.m. Sculpture, Drawing and Painting
In a year when Dr. James E. Brenneman was named president-elect and strong interim leadership both sharpened daily operations and prepared the way for a new administration, giving to Goshen College remained generous for the 2005-06 fiscal year, which ended June 30.
After shelving his books in his office and with a full week of work completed as the new president of Goshen College, Dr. James E. Brenneman decided it was time to throw a party. On July 13, he held an “office warming” for all campus faculty, staff and students by inviting them to celebrate this new beginning for him and the college. And while most Old Testament biblical scholars and pastors may be thought of as serious and studious, President Brenneman clearly knows how to appreciate a joyous time.
Four Goshen College students were named the winners in a student video documentary competition held by the Peace and Justice Journalism Program, which is funded by Plowshares.
Students from Earlham College, Manchester College and Goshen College were invited to submit proposals for 30-minute documentaries.