As an educator, Dr. Kimberly Barrett sees diversity as a critical piece of a liberal education.

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Barrett brings the perspective of 25 years of working with students, faculty and community members to promote learning, student development, social justice and diversity to Lawrence University as its newly appointed vice president for diversity and inclusion and associate dean of the faculty.

Currently the vice president for multicultural affairs and community engagement at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Barrett will assume the duties of the newly created position beginning Aug. 22.

Reporting to both the president and the provost, Barrett will work collaboratively with faculty, staff,...

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Lawrence University voice teacher Karen Leigh-Post has been promoted to rank of professor by the college’s Board of Trustees. Leigh-Post joined Lawrence’s Conservatory of Music in 1996.

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For the second year in a row, Lawrence University earned gold honors in the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence competition....

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Nancy Mattson put her Lawrence University degree in economics to such good use, she earned recognition from the United States Navy.

Her work in 1987 as a financial advisor on a $3 billion vessel financing program for the U.S. Navy earned her one of the few Distinguished Public Service...

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Lawrence University has lost one of its most generous benefactors with the passing of Hugh Denison. A 1968 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Lawrence, Denison died at his Milwaukee home June 9 after a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was 70 years old.

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Three members of the Lawrence University faculty were recognized for teaching and scholarship excellence Sunday, June 12 at the college’s 167th commencement.

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Lan Samantha Chang knew she wanted to be a writer since she was four years old.

The Appleton native who followed her dream and became an award-winning novelist returns to her hometown to be recognized for her literary achievements as the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters...

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