Note: posting this the day after, now that wi-fi is available…
So, I see from reading my first blog post that we spent time with Daymon Morgan just two days ago, but we’ve done so much since then that it feels like an eternity ago! Continue reading Families Created By Faith or By Community →
Hello from the Schoolhouse Inn in Benham, Kentucky! We’ve officially finished day one of our tour of Appalachia. Because some in our group have a history with the region and its people, it has at times felt like a rolling family reunion rather than a tour. We’ve certainly eaten reunion-worthy food. Continue reading Day one: Here’s one that won’t agree to that. →
Lyle D. Roelofs, Ph.D., has begun his tenure as Berea College’s ninth president, effective July 1, 2012. He succeeds Larry D. Shinn, who retired on June 30, 2012, after serving for 18 years as president.
“My wife Laurie and I are so very excited to be joining the Berea community and are looking forward to fully investing ourselves in Berea’s historic mission,” says Roelofs, who comes to Berea after serving as provost and dean of faculty, and as interim president at Colgate University. Continue reading Berea College’s Ninth President Begins Tenure →
Join Shawnna Southerland “virtually” as she tours Appalachia and blogs daily about her experiences.
For more than four decades, new faculty and staff to Berea College have embarked on a tour of Appalachia in order to learn more about the Appalachian region and to better understand the importance of the College’s Appalachian Commitment. Today, the Appalachian Seminar and Tour is underwritten by funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, which has recognized the importance and benefits of such a Berea tradition. Continue reading Virtual Tour with Shawnna Southerland is coming soon →