Study puts Marietta among top colleges, universities in student success

September 29, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks No. 221 nationally in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released this week.
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Marietta recognized by College Factual as one of the best in nation

September 8, 2016 | Annual Rankings
It’s no secret that Marietta College offers students a top-notch liberal arts education, plenty of experiential learning opportunities and close relationships with faculty and staff. This month, College Factual added hard numbers that back up the quality education students receive at Marietta through its annual ranking system. Marietta was...
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Marietta remains one of the best in Forbes.com rankings

July 6, 2016 | rankings1617
Marietta College has been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Forbes.com. Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, Forbes ranks 660 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve. Marietta is...
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College names Michele Marra Assistant VP for Finance

January 5, 2016 | Business
Michele Marra, a financial expert in education, has been named Assistant Vice President for Finance at Marietta College. Marra, who will report to Marietta’s Vice President for Administration and Finance Dan Bryant, will oversee a wide range of financial and business services for the College. She officially started on Jan. 4.
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Marietta College VP named President at Indiana college

January 29, 2015 | Promotion
Dr. Robert Pastoor, who has served as Marietta College’s Vice President for Student Life for five years, will become the 18th president at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind.
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Marietta names Ron Patterson VP for Enrollment Management

July 28, 2014 | Enrollment
Following a national search, Ron Patterson ’02 has been selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants to serve as the Vice President for Enrollment Management at Marietta College. President Joseph W. Bruno made the announcement to campus today.
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President Bruno provides students with College update

October 17, 2013 | Joseph Bruno
President Joseph Bruno’s first ever State of the Campus Address Wednesday made it clear that after only 15 months on the job, he already has a detailed vision for the future of Marietta College.
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Marietta College’s Spring Band Concert features two celebrity performances

April 12, 2017 | Spring Band Concert
Marietta College’s annual Spring Band Concert — which features the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre — will include two celebrity performers. Dr. William N. Ruud, Marietta’s 19th President, will play clarinet on two of the pieces being performed by the Symphonic Band. Ruud, an all-...
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Marietta names Joseph Sandman as Vice President for Advancement

May 8, 2013 | Advancement
A veteran fundraiser with more than 35 years of development experience in higher education has been announced as the next Vice President for Advancement at Marietta College. President Joseph W. Bruno has named Dr. Joseph G. Sandman to the post earlier today. Sandman will start in June.
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Marietta promotes Marra to VP for Administration & Finance/CFO

January 12, 2017 | Administration & Finance
Marietta College has appointed Michele Marra as Vice President for Administration & Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2017. Marra served as Assistant Vice President for Finance for the past year, after initially joining Marietta in September 2015 on a contract basis as an interim controller.
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Dr. Joseph Bruno inaugurated as 18th President

October 12, 2012 | Joseph Bruno
Gathered with his wife and daughter in his office, only minutes after the Presidential Inauguration, Dr. Joseph W. Bruno had a look of relief. Someone asked, “Does it change anything?” His response? “It feels different,” President Bruno says.
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President-elect Joseph Bruno to visit Marietta campus Jan. 18-19

January 11, 2012 | Joseph Bruno
Dr. Joseph W. Bruno will make his first visit to campus as Marietta College’s president-elect over two days next week. Bruno, who will be Marietta’s 18th president effective July 1, will be joined by his wife, Diane, from Jan. 18-19. Bruno will have a full schedule and many opportunities to interact with the Marietta College community. His...
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Chi Omega senior, Pioneer football player named 2016 Homecoming royalty

October 15, 2016 | Homecoming
Chi Omega sorority senior Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus, Ohio) and Marietta senior defensive lineman Aaron Johnson ’17 (Rex, Georgia) were named the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during halftime of Marietta College's victory over Wilmington Saturday afternoon at Don Drumm Stadium. They were crowned by President William N. Ruud and his wife, Judy...
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On Solid Ground: Dr. Scott will leave Marietta in a better place

February 18, 2011 | Jean Scott
President Jean Scott’s announcement Friday was a bittersweet moment on campus but it reflected exactly the quality of leader she has been for Marietta College for more than a decade—an excellent planner whose dedication to preparation has fostered tremendous growth at Marietta. At the end of the 2011-12 academic year, Dr. Scott will retire as...
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Marietta to inaugurate 19th president on October 14

October 10, 2016 | Inauguration
Dr. William N. Ruud, who joined Marietta College on July 3, will be inaugurated as the 19th president starting at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 14 — which is also the first day of Homecoming 2016 on campus. The ceremony will take place in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center.
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Marietta holds steady within U.S. News’ annual rankings

September 13, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Without question, Marietta College is one of the finest small, liberal arts colleges in the Midwest. Once again, U.S. News & World Report confirms the College community’s beliefs. This week, the 2017 rankings of more than 1,800 colleges and universities in the nation were released. This year, Marietta College was rated as the eighth top...
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Marietta once again featured in Princeton Review rankings

August 22, 2016 | Princeton Review
Princeton Review’s 2017 issue of The Best 381 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges. The new listings were released earlier this week. The nationally known education services company recommends Marietta as one of 156 institutions in 12 states it named to its “Best in the Midwest” list for 2017. A total of 649...
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Members of the Class of 2020 join the College during Matriculation ceremony

August 24, 2016 | Class of 2020
President William N. Ruud, presiding over his first Marietta College Matriculation ceremony, thanked the more than 300 parents in attendance for entrusting the safety and future of their children with the College.
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College unveils new, mobile-friendly website

October 12, 2015 | Website
It’s been a few weeks since students moved back to campus and the fall semester began, but today (Oct. 12, 2015) there’s another renewed sense of pride and excitement in Marietta College with the launch of a redesigned central website.
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New students learn about Marietta traditions at Matriculation

August 22, 2014 | Matriculation 2014
If the Class of 2018 walked away from the 2014 Matriculation ceremony with only one talking point it would have to be Marietta College cherishes tradition.
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President Bruno rides final leg of Cycle 4 Sami

October 16, 2013 | news2013
As Erwin Tower chimed out the 8 o'clock hour, President Joseph W. Bruno wheeled off his closing sprint. “There she goes,” said Cameron Smith ’15 (Urbana, Ohio), “we did it, guys. Great job!”
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Oliver's journey home to the Wunnenberg family

March 31, 2017 | Joel Wunnenberg
In the months leading up to his death, Joel Wunnenberg ’20 talked about and texted photos to his mother, Kim, of Oliver, a sweet, black and white pound puppy that had stolen his heart while Joel was volunteering at the Humane Society of the Mid-Ohio Valley.
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Students provide quite a show at Brunos’ Choice Awards

December 10, 2012 | President's Choice Awards
America’s Got Talent … particularly at Marietta College. Just before Finals Week mushroom-clouded over campus, hundreds of students put down their study guides, stepped away from their notes and headed to Fenton Court, where they enjoyed the talents of their peers during the inaugural Brunos’ Choice Awards.
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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