Published originally in the Spring 2009 edition of the Berea College Magazine
“The inauguration of Barack Obama was a historical moment for our nation that Berea’s founders could not have imagine—but one they certainly wold have embraced. In some ways, it was a fulfillment of Berea’s interracial mission and history—and we are witnesses to that moment,” said President Shinn. Continue reading Students Attend Presidential Inauguration →
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 Saturday, April 6, 2013, Lyle Roelofs will be inaugurated as Berea College’s ninth president at 10 a.m. in Seabury Arena. This event will be streamed live online at http://webapps.berea.edu/stream/president (page is no longer live). A celebration will be held at Boone Tavern Hotel after the ceremony. Continue reading Berea College Inaugurates Ninth President, April 6 →