Campus Report

Posted in February 2016

Gambier Grill Update

By Office of Communications on February 24, 2016

On Sunday, Feb. 21, the Gambier Grill closed its doors for the last time. Given concerns about the Grill and the plans for a new bar/restaurant in Gambier, President Sean Decatur has provided more context on how we arrived at this point and our vision for the future. The College received official notice of the Grill's closure on Monday afternoon and a closing announcement is available in addition to the President's letter.

Summer Sendoff Update

By Office of Communications on February 12, 2016

After evaluating the options and speaking with many individuals from other campus offices, a new date has been found for Sendoff: Friday, April 29. The event will begin at 4 p.m., feature a variety of food and entertainment options and take place inside a fenced area on Ransom Lawn. Alcohol will be available for purchase by those age 21 and over, with a five-drink limit, in the fenced area. The Office of Student Activities will meet with members of Social Board and Student Council in the coming weeks to explore specific vendors and other activities associated with the event.

Dean of Students to Retire

By Office of Communications on February 12, 2016

Dean of Student Hank Toutain, who led the Division of Student Affairs with distinction from 2009 to 2015, will retire at the end of the academic year. The search committee for the next dean will include faculty, staff and student representation. VP for Student Affairs Meredith Bonham welcomes suggestions of desirable qualities and specific nominations.

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