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Death of faculty member Eugene Gooch

April 7, 2009

Chemistry professor Eugene Gooch died Friday evening, April 3, in a traffic accident near campus. Read this note for a message from President Leo M. Lambert and details about memorial service arrangements.

Elon alum wins Rotary scholarship

April 6, 2009

Julie Anne Kenneally '08 has been named the recipient of a 2008 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, an award that will help fund graduate studies on human rights issues at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. It marks the third time since 2006 that an Elon University student has received the honor.

Life history fuels passion for Multicultural Center director

April 2, 2009

He grew up in a slowly dying Midwestern city where few of his school classmates ever dreamed of overcoming the challenges of living in an impoverished community. Leon Williams, however, did, and he has dedicated his career to helping others achieve their goals.

Madeleine Albright praises Elon values in Convocation for Honors

March 31, 2009

Education is not the answer to every problem, but “it will help us all to learn more about those with whom we share life on this fragile globe,” a sentiment explored in depth March 31 by former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, the keynote speaker at Elon University’s Spring Convocation for Honors.

Matt Matheny named new head men’s basketball coach

March 29, 2009

Matt Matheny, a 16-year veteran assistant basketball coach at Davidson College, has been selected to lead Elon's men's basketball program. He was introduced as the 17th head men's basketball coach in Elon history at a March 29 news conference, vowing his goal is to ensure the academic success of the players and at the same time propel Elon to a spot in the NCAA Division I tournament.

Pam Kiser to serve as interim dean of Elon College

March 21, 2009

Pam Kiser, Watts-Thompson Professor in the Department of Human Services, has accepted the position of Interim Dean of Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences, and will start her new role with the university on June 1.