Announcements

Ohio Five Students Complete OSU Summer Research Program

Ohio Five Students Complete OSU Summer Research Program

July 25, 2018

The first class of the Ohio Five - OSU Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Chemistry and Biochemistry presented the results of their their ten-week research posts at The Ohio State University at a capstone celebration attended by OSU and Ohio Five faculty and deans on July 25. Working alongside OSU faculty, the students completed…

Susana Velazquez Appointed Five Colleges of Ohio Program and Budget Manager

Susana Velazquez Appointed Five Colleges of Ohio Program and Budget Manager

June 25, 2018

The Five Colleges of Ohio announced the appointment of Susana Velazquez as its Program and Budget Manager, beginning July 1.  Velazquez will manage the Ohio Five’s financial activities and budget reporting from the organization’s offices at Oberlin College.  In addition, she will coordinate Ohio Five meetings, manage the organization’s online…

Olivia Geho

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow in Digital Scholarship Olivia Geho Joins Five Colleges of Ohio

February 9, 2018

The Ohio Five is excited to welcome Olivia Geho, a graduate of Denison University's Class of 2016, as our inaugural Post-Baccalaureate Fellow in Digital Scholarship. Olivia will spend twelve months with the Ohio Five to research and recommend emerging methods and technologies with application to digital scholarship and digital humanities…

Diversity in our Community

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards Ohio Five Inclusive Curriculum Grant

February 7, 2018

A $50,000 planning grant awarded in January 2018 by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support a five-college investigation of best practices for teaching and advising its increasingly diverse student bodies, with a special focus on the rapidly growing Latinx/Hispanic populations. The planning grant, led by Ivonne García, associate professor…

Five Colleges of Ohio Presidents Advocate for Permanent Legislative Solution on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Five Colleges of Ohio Presidents Advocate for Permanent Legislative Solution on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

February 7, 2018

In the face of a possible end to the protections from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive order, the Five Colleges of Ohio Presidents advocate to Ohio’s senators for a permanent legislative solution to assure the continued inclusion of DACA students in our institutions.

September 5, 2017

The Honorable…

Five Colleges of Ohio Presidents Oppose Pending Congressional Tax Legislation

Five Colleges of Ohio Presidents Oppose Pending Congressional Tax Legislation

November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017

 

The Honorable Rob Portman

United States Senate

448 Russell Senate Office Building

Washington, DC 20510

 

Dear Senator Portman,

Higher education is one of Ohio’s greatest assets.  Our private colleges and public universities are talent importers, bringing…

Five Colleges of Ohio Presidents Send Letter to Trump in Support of NEH and NEA

Five Colleges of Ohio Presidents Send Letter to Trump in Support of NEH and NEA

September 5, 2017

1 March 2017

 

Dear Mr. President:

At this critical time, continued Federal funding for the important work being done at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is essential.

As the presidents of Ohio’s leading liberal arts colleges, we have seen how the NEA and…

Five Colleges of Ohio Names Sarah Kahrl as Executive Director

Five Colleges of Ohio Names Sarah Kahrl as Executive Director

November 3, 2016

The Five Colleges of Ohio, Inc. has announced that Sarah Kahrl, director of the Kenyon Institute and senior advisor to the president at Kenyon College, will become its next executive director beginning July 1, 2017. Following a national search, Kahrl succeeds Susan Palmer, who is retiring after serving as the organization’s leader for 20 years…

Five Colleges of Ohio Former Executive Director Susan Palmer Awarded the ACL 2016 John B. Noftsinger Award for Service and Leadership

Five Colleges of Ohio Former Executive Director Susan Palmer Awarded the ACL 2016 John B. Noftsinger Award for Service and Leadership

November 1, 2016

Susan Palmer, Executive Director of the Five Colleges of Ohio, was awarded the 2016 John B. Noftsinger Award for Service and Leadership by colleagues in the Association for Collaborative Leadership at the group's annual conference in Northampton, Massachusetts on October 26, 2016.

In remarks…

Partnership with The Ohio State University Places Postdocs in the Liberal Arts Classroom

Partnership with The Ohio State University Places Postdocs in the Liberal Arts Classroom

July 25, 2016

On December 4, 2015, the Five Colleges of Ohio, Inc. was awarded a four-year $2,000,000 grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation on behalf of The Ohio State University and the consortium members Denison University, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, Ohio Wesleyan University, and The College of Wooster. The grant, Language Enrichment and…

Five Colleges of Ohio Mellon Digital Scholar Jacob Heil Named 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker

Five Colleges of Ohio Mellon Digital Scholar Jacob Heil Named 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker

May 18, 2016

The Five Colleges of Ohio's Mellon Digital Scholar Dr. Jacob Heil was named one of 2016's Mover and Shakers by Library Journal for his work facilating collaborative digital scholarship projects and conversations about the role digital scholarship at liberal arts colleges. Read the…

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Extends Five Colleges of Ohio Digital Scholarship Grant

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Extends Five Colleges of Ohio Digital Scholarship Grant

May 18, 2016

We were happy to learn last week that The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has approved our grant extension request, so we will be hard at work on Ohio Five Digital Scholarship through another academic year! We are grateful to the steering committee for their work in the minutiae of the request, and especially Susan…