Goshen College president announces retirement of provost, appointment of new vice president for enrollment management and an administrative restructuring

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Goshen College President James E. Brenneman announced Friday that John D. Yordy, the college’s provost and former interim president, will retire June 30. Brenneman also announced that Executive Director of Enrollment Lynn Jackson has been promoted to the new position of vice president for enrollment management and that the president will supervise campus vice presidents starting next month under a new leadership structure.

Local athletic rivals turn academic co-researchers; Goshen professors, Keim and Liechty, to talk about vengeance and forgiveness on Feb. 13

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They both grew up in Elkhart County just miles apart, were star athletes on competing junior high and high school teams, and graduated from Goshen College the same year. Since then, one spent 23 years in Ireland as a peace scholar and practitioner and the other earned a doctorate at Harvard University and knows 15 languages.

AfriCaribe performance group and African-American theologian to highlight Goshen College’s 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day

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Goshen College will honor the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. during its 15th annual all-school Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day, emphasizing the values and ideals that characterized the civil rights leader’s work, on Monday, Jan. 21. The college has again cancelled all classes during the day, and all these events are open to the public.