Campus Report

Posted in May 2018

Community Planning Committee Report

By Office of Communications on May 11, 2018

The Community Planning Committee, which was charged with proposing concrete plans for moving Kenyon closer to its ideal of being an open and inclusive community, has submitted their report and recommendations. The recommendations are informed by the community conversations that took place on April 3, and the report includes a summary of common themes that emerged in those conversations.

Self-Study on Greek Life at Kenyon College

By Office of Communications on May 9, 2018

The following message from President Sean Decatur was sent to members of Greek Council, presidents of Greek organizations and their advisors on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

Greek life has a long and cherished history at Kenyon. Greek alumni and students take pride in what is considered a distinctive Greek culture at Kenyon, one that aims to be open and inclusive as opposed to isolated and exclusive. Amid many changes to the College and the student profile over many years (including the move to coeducation in the late 1960s and early 1970s), Greek organizations have played a significant role in the social life and culture of service on campus.

Members of Greek Council have expressed an interest in examining and articulating the role of and aspirations for Greek life at Kenyon today. In conversations with the executive committee this academic year, we determined that this is an appropriate moment to explore how forces external to the College (including changing roles of national organizations…