Berea College President Delivers First Convocation

Aug 15, 2013 No Comments by

Berea College President Lyle Roelofs will present his first convocation titled “Community and Commitments” on August 29 at 4 p.m. in Seabury Arena. ** View this convocation live online. ** The convocation will feature brief remarks by Roelofs, followed by a faculty member, staff member, student, alumnus and the Student Government Association president. Campus musical groups […]

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The 14-minute inauguration of Lyle Roelofs

Jun 27, 2013 No Comments

On Saturday, April 6, 2013, Dr. Lyle Roelofs was inaugurated as the ninth president of Berea College, an historical institution widely recognized for providing full tuition for all students, serving the Appalachian region, and requiring all students to work on campus. Roelofs (pronounced Roo-lahfs) assumed his presidency on July 1, 2012, after the retirement of […]

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Berea College Inaugurates Ninth President

Apr 06, 2013 1 Comment

On Saturday, April 6, 2013, Dr. Lyle Roelofs was inaugurated as the ninth president of Berea College, an historical institution widely recognized for providing full tuition for all students, serving the Appalachian region, and requiring all students to work on campus. Roelofs (pronounced Roo-lahfs) assumed his presidency on July 1, 2012, after the retirement of […]

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Berea College’s Ninth President Begins Tenure

Jul 26, 2012 2 Comments

Lyle D. Roelofs, Ph.D., has begun his tenure as Berea College’s ninth president, effective July 1, 2012. He succeeds Larry D. Shinn, who retired on June 30, 2012, after serving for 18 years as president. “My wife Laurie and I are so very excited to be joining the Berea community and are looking forward to […]

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Berea College Names Ninth President

Oct 21, 2011 3 Comments

The Berea College Board of Trustees has named Lyle D. Roelofs as the ninth president of the college. Dr. Roelofs currently serves as provost and dean of the faculty (on leave), and professor of physics at Colgate University. He will succeed current Berea president, Larry D. Shinn, who will retire on June 30, 2012. “I […]

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Berea announces the search for college’s ninth president

May 31, 2011 No Comments

The Berea College Board of Trustees has announced the search for the ninth president of the college. The search committee seeks nominations and applications. Read a profile of the presidency at  http://www.berea.edu/searchdocument3f.pdf

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Larry Shinn, Berea College President, Plans Retirement

Apr 04, 2011 No Comments

Berea College President Dr. Larry D. Shinn announced today that he will be retiring from the college, effective June 30, 2012. Berea’s 8th president, Dr. Shinn has served in this capacity since 1994. In a letter to trustees, faculty, staff and students, Shinn stated that, with the college emerging strongly from the challenges of the […]

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