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Elon elected to Phi Beta Kappa Society

October 28, 2009

The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic society, has voted to establish a new chapter at Elon University. The decision was made Oct. 2 at the Society’s 42nd Triennial Council in Austin, Texas. The 57 Elon faculty and staff who are Phi Beta Kappa members will receive a charter, and the chapter will be officially established in spring 2010. Elon’s formal application for the chapter was submitted in November 2006 by Russell Gill, Maude Sharpe Powell Professor of English and chair of the faculty’s Phi Beta Kappa Committee.

Elon student featured in African hospital report

September 8, 2009

Andrea Dorrow, an economics and business major and one of the inaugural Lumen Scholars, was featured in the annual report of the Beit CURE International Hospital in Malawi. As part of her Lumen Scholar research, Dorrow spent time in the southeast African country studying the role that minimal healthcare plays in determining the economic health of a developing nation.

Faculty and staff begin move into Lindner Hall

June 5, 2009

Faculty and staff have started their move into Lindner Hall, Elon University's newest academic building, as work crews this week continue exterior work on what will be the “greenest” facility on campus upon completion.

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.

Winter Term Emerging Futures Forum set for Jan. 22, 23, 27

January 27, 2009

More than 300 students and 17 faculty members will explore the Winter Term 2009 theme, "Emerging Futures: Foresight for Global Good," in five sessions set for Jan. 22, 23 and 27 at various campus locations. All sessions are open to the campus community.