A college administrator and comparative literature scholar from Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., will become the next provost and dean of faculty at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The colleges announced the appointment of Mary L. Coffey earlier this week. ...Read More »
Joyce P. Jacobsen was officially installed as president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Friday, with an outdoor inauguration ceremony. Jacobsen is the first woman to head either of the two colleges that merged in 1906 to become the ...Read More »
Just in time for back-to-college, a new book says higher education has a dirty little secret: dropout rates. David Kirp, author of “The College Dropout Scandal,” says it’s shameful that 40 percent of college students seeking a bachelor’s degree never ...Read More »
On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.
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Joyce P. Jacobsen steps into the presidency at Hobart and William Smith Colleges at a difficult time. Not just a difficult time for HWS, which lost a president last year after a plagiarism scandal, but a difficult time for liberal ...Read More »
Four local and regional institutions are on lists for producing the most Fulbright students—students who win a Fulbright scholarship to study abroad—in 2017-18. The four are the State University College at Geneseo, Nazareth College, University of Rochester and Hobart and ...Read More »