Bradley W. Bateman

Randolph president encourages students to examine their own definition of an abundant life

The Class of 2016 celebrates following Convocation.

The Randolph College community celebrated the official opening of the 2015-16 academic year with Convocation Tuesday. The ceremony began with the traditional procession of faculty and seniors into Smith Hall Theatre. Seniors wore traditional funny hats and graduation robes decorated with buttons as they exchanged cheers and songs with the sophomores. During the event, Carl... READ MORE >>

The Liberal Arts Will Never Become Obsolete

Randolph College Commencement Ceremony, May 17, 2015.

Graduates of Randolph and other schools often credit their education for preparing them for both graduate school and the workforce. They single out attributes like individualized attention, a focus on writing and communication skills, the development of critical thinking skills, as well as a broad educational foundation for their success. ... READ MORE >>

In the News: NPR looks at how the new federal college ratings affect small liberal arts colleges like Randolph

Main Hall at Randolph College

The Education Department’s unveiling today of a controversial ratings system has  fueled a debate over what this kind of system can – or should – measure.... READ MORE >>

Bradley W. Bateman named Randolph’s 10th president

Dr. Bradley W. Bateman

Dr. Bradley W. Bateman took office as Randolph College’s 10th president on July 1, 2013. He was announced on February 14, 2013 after a 10-month search. Bateman previously served as provost and executive vice president at Denison University in Ohio. In his role as the chief academic officer, he had oversight over the curriculum, faculty hiring, and... READ MORE >>

Dr. Bradley W. Bateman Announced as Randolph’s 10th President

Dr. Bradley W. Bateman

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, it is my pleasure to announce the election of Dr. Bradley W. Bateman as the 10th president of Randolph College. The Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Brad during a regular board meeting this past weekend. During a special ceremony held in the newly renovated Student Center this morning,... READ MORE >>