The Amish response to the murders of five schoolgirls in Nickel Mines, Pa., last Oct. 2 was even more surprising than the intrusion of evil into bucolic Lancaster County.
Enrollment, retention and the number of first-year students and minorities continue to rise at Goshen College, college officials said.
Opening convocation of the 2007-2008 academic year, delivered by Dr. James E. Brenneman, president of Goshen College, on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007 at the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
Goshen College is pleased to announce and welcome new administrative and teaching faculty members for the 2007-08 academic year.
During the 2006-07 fiscal year, which ended June 30, the unrestricted Goshen College Annual Fund received the largest amount of contributions on record, a total of $1,962,113, according to Vice President for Institutional Advancement Will Jones. This is $244,087 more than last year and 9 percent above the college’s goal of raising $1.8 million.
The close of this school year marks the retirement of two valued Goshen College faculty. Professor of Psychology Duane Kauffmann completed his 40th year of teaching. Larry Yoder will retire after working 26 years at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College.
Goshen College recently recognized 239 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2006-07 spring semester Dean’s List.
The May 2007 issue of “Christianity Today” includes a feature article about the trend among Christian colleges to be more environmentally conscious, and includes a prominent photo of and information about Goshen College’s Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center.