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Randolph president pledges support for Paris Agreement

This week, Randolph College President Bradley W. Bateman joined more than 1,219 governors, mayors, business leaders, and colleges and universities from across the nation in signing a pledge to continue efforts to reduce carbon emissions and uphold the conditions of the Paris Agreement. The climate declaration, titled “We Are Still In,” is a response to... READ MORE >>

Girelli selected for national leadership development program

Carl Girelli

Randolph College is pleased to announce that Carl Girelli, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, is one of 24 senior-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the 2017–18 Executive Leadership Academy. Individuals chosen for the yearlong program are vice presidents or... READ MORE >>

Sustainability Council organizing local Science and Earth Day Gathering

Students pick up Earth Day T-shirts outside Cheatham Dining Hall Wednesday.

Randolph’s Sustainability Council will join student organizations from other area colleges to coordinate a Science and Earth Day Gathering in downtown Lynchburg Saturday, April 22. The Science and Earth Day Gathering, which is a satellite event for the March for Science in Washington, D.C., will take place by the traffic circle at 5th Street and... READ MORE >>

Randolph helps prepare after-care kits for sexual assault victims

Volunteers assemble after-care kits in Smith Banquet Hall

On Thursday, Randolph College hosted an event to assemble 500 after-care kits for local adult and child victims of sexual and domestic violence that will be donated to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. For the project, Randolph worked with the local Sexual Assault Response Program, a partner of the national non-profit, Fear 2 Freedom, as well... READ MORE >>

The Atlantic publishes article by President Bateman

Bradley W. Bateman

An article by Randolph College President Bradley W. Bateman was featured on The Atlantic’s website recently. Bateman’s article addresses President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan and imagines how famed British economist John Maynard Keynes would react to the proposed budget. You can read the article in its entirety at https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/04/trump-infrastructure-keynes/522204/.... READ MORE >>

Randolph celebrates 126th anniversary of College’s founding

Erin McClelland '17 and President Bateman plant a rose on front campus, as is custom for the Founders' Day tradition.

With the establishment of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 1891, William Waugh Smith fulfilled his vision of establishing an educational institution for women that was comparable to those provided for men. On Wednesday evening, the Randolph College community gathered to celebrate Smith and the others who worked so diligently to found the College 126 years ago.... READ MORE >>

An Open Letter from President Bateman

President Bradley W. Bateman has issued the following open letter to the campus community: During the last few days, there has been widespread uncertainty and confusion created by the President’s Executive Order banning all new refugees and visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries. As I am sure you have read, students at other universities have... READ MORE >>

Randolph theatre department to join national Ghostlight Project

This Thursday, January 19, Randolph College’s theatre department will join more than 500 professional, high school, and university theatre programs across the nation to create a “light” as a pledge to protect values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for all. Participants in the Ghostlight Project at Randolph will gather in Thoresen Theatre lobby at 5:15... READ MORE >>

Randolph president signs President’s Resilience Commitment for climate action

President Bradley W. Bateman signs the President's Resilience Commitment organized by Second Nature. Standing are (from left) Rick Barnes, professor of psychology and environmental studies and the Mary Sabel Girard Chair in Psychology; Sarah Sojka, professor of physics and environmental studies; Sara Woodward '16, sustainability coordinator; Michael Maningas, assistant dean of students; and Karin Warren, Herzog Family Chair of Environmental Studies.

Today, Randolph College strengthened its commitment to environmental sustainability when President Bradley W. Bateman signed the President’s Resilience Commitment. The document, organized by the nonprofit Second Nature, pledges that Randolph will develop a plan for climate resiliency. Per the agreement, the College will incorporate a joint campus-community task force and submit an annual review of... READ MORE >>

Countdown: Top 10 stories of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we have compiled a list of the top 10 stories to recap some of the College’s biggest news from the past year: Randolph celebrates its 125th anniversary with Founders’ Day, the first-ever Academic Smack Down, a Birthday Party, and more Randolph celebrates its best giving year ever Two alumnae win... READ MORE >>

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