The Guilfordian

Changes made to Study Abroad

Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

“New study away courses that represent a range of academic interests and opportunities for students and faculty to collaboratively learn together in unique and distinct ways,” read an email sent to Guilford students from the Provost’s Office. This is what Guilford’s faculty projects to offer...

Becca Stevens talks Thistle Farms with Guilford community

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Web Exclusive

As the first part of Guilford’s speaker series on women and economic development, on Monday, Oct. 1, Founder and President of Thistle Farms Becca Stevens discussed with the Guilford community the impacts of and secrets behind Thistle Farms. “Love heals,” is the motto of Thistle Farms, a justice...

Report highlights treatment of faculty

Report highlights treatment of faculty

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

March 23, 2018


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In the fall 2017 semester, 33.9 percent of Guilford courses were taught by contingent faculty, part-time or full-time faculty members who are not tenured or on the tenure track. This year, the Guilford College chapter of the American Association of University Professors chose to focus on the treatment...

New schedule offers challenges, opportunities

New schedule offers challenges, opportunities

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

February 23, 2018


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One of the proposed changes for the Guilford Edge is a switch from Guilford’s traditional 15-week semester to a 12-3 schedule. “Under the proposed schedule, instead of taking four courses lasting 15 weeks, students would take three more intensive courses for 12 weeks and one very intensive course ...

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

Assistant Director of Internships Amber Slade will no longer be working at Guilford College. Slade was laid off due to a recent round of budget cuts after working in the Career Development Center since April 2017. “Amber has communications with all of the organizations who have worked with Guilford...

Boyd reveals why he chose Guilford

Boyd reveals why he chose Guilford

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 3, 2017


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Frank Boyd is Guilford College’s new vice president of academic affairs and academic dean. He was previously the associate provost at Illinois Wesleyan University, where he also taught classes and he holds a doctorate in political science from Emory University and a bachelor’s degree in Latin Am...

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

This last year has been one wild ride. At Guilford, we’ve experienced all kinds of changes in the 2016-2017 academic year. There have been several adjustments to the curriculum, and we have begun to implement the Speak Up! initiative. We purchased the East Apartments and made several hiring decisions. Though...

Frank Boyd selected as new academic dean

Frank Boyd selected as new academic dean

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

May 5, 2017


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After a search that lasted more than five months, Guilford College has selected Frank Boyd as the new Academic Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs. On April 18, President Jane Fernandes sent an open letter to the community sharing her choice. According to Fernandes’ letter, Boyd’s genuine...