On Saturday, April 6, 2013, Dr. Lyle Roelofs was inaugurated as the ninth president of Berea College, an historical institution widely recognized for providing full tuition for all students, serving the Appalachian region, and requiring all students to work on campus.
Roelofs (pronounced Roo-lahfs) assumed his presidency on July 1, 2012, after the retirement of Dr. Larry Shinn, who served as Berea College’s president for 18 years. Continue reading Berea College Inaugurates Ninth President →
On September 1 at 3 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel, Larry Shinn, Berea’s eighth president, opens the new academic year as he talks about Berea College’s enduring values and their educational expression in the 21st Century.
See the full convocation schedule at http://www.berea.edu/convocations.
Berea College President Dr. Larry D. Shinn announced today that he will be retiring from the college, effective June 30, 2012. Berea’s 8th president, Dr. Shinn has served in this capacity since 1994. In a letter to trustees, faculty, staff and students, Shinn stated that, with the college emerging strongly from the challenges of the Great Recession, it is a good time for Berea to begin the process of a leadership transition. Continue reading Larry Shinn, Berea College President, Plans Retirement →