The Guilfordian

Meeting sets stage for changes

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Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

March 16, 2018

With the Guilford Edge set to shake up Guilford, the Board of Trustees met on Feb. 23 and 24 to discuss the progress and implementation of the Edge, as well as the developments of other Guilford projects and committees. “I am pleased to share that the Board of Trustees has officially endorsed the ...

Administration should be transparent, release endowment

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

Hear no evil. See no evil. Speak no evil. In the time leading up to Day for Guilford on March 30, several concerned alumni released statements to Guilford College demanding an open endowment and divestment from fossil fuels, the prison-industrial complex and support to Israel. The original open letter,...

New endowment will provide creative writing scholarship

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

The Sherwood Anderson family has donated an endowment of $600,000 to Guilford College to support emerging creative writers at Guilford. Sherwood Anderson was a 20th-century American novelist best known for his novel “Winesburg, Ohio.” The endowment comes from his estate, which has been passed...

New endowment allows CPPS to continue providing unique opportunities

Molly Schneider, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

“A practical liberal education applied to real world problems.” Too big of a mouthful, right? Well, if you were sitting in on the 7:30 a.m. brainstorming sessions with Kent Chabotar, professor of political science, this is how you came to understand the Center for Principled Problem Solving. What...

Fossil fuel divestment movement gains momentum

Fossil fuel divestment movement gains momentum

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

Twenty-six religious institutions, 22 cities, two counties, 11 colleges and universities, 19 foundations and several other institutions have committed in some form to divest from fossil fuels. Characterized as “the fastest growing divestment movement in history” by an Oxford University study,...