Marietta College inaugurates President William N. Ruud

October 14, 2016 | Inauguration
Over the past 100 days, Dr. William N. Ruud has inspired the current student body, faculty, staff, alumni, leadership team and the surrounding community with his affirmative approach to improving the state of the College, as well as implementing his vision of Marietta’s future.
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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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Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s forthcoming project focuses on one of Marietta’s forefathers

September 30, 2016 | history
A figure closely tied to the establishment of the city of Marietta and of Marietta College is the focus of historical author David McCullough’s forthcoming book. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited with members of Marietta College’s History Department and Legacy Library recently to announce his latest project, which will...
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Former professor agrees to write latest chapters in College’s story

September 13, 2016 | history
Toward the end of the previous account of the College’s history, the 15th president was being inaugurated, and the section of Fifth Street that cut through the heart of campus was in process of being closed to traffic and transformed into The Christy Mall.  Earlier this summer, Interim President Tim Cooper and Board of Trustees Chair George...
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Marietta jumps 63 spots in latest Money Magazine rankings

August 1, 2016 | rankings1617
Money magazine has once again recognized Marietta College as one of The Best Colleges for Your Money, according to the publication’s inaugural list that was recently released. The magazine states the rankings "are the first to combine the most accurate pricing estimates available with students’ likely earnings after graduation and a unique...
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Marietta names UNI leader Dr. William Ruud as its 19th President

May 18, 2016 | President Ruud
Marietta College announced today that Dr. William N. Ruud, current President at the University of Northern Iowa, will be the College’s 19th President. Dr. Ruud will succeed Dr. Joseph Bruno, whose four-year tenure at Marietta ended on May 13. The College’s Board of Trustees unanimously elected Dr. Ruud, said George Fenton, Chair of the Board...
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Matriculation 2014: Dr. Joseph W. Bruno

August 22, 2014 | Matriculation 2014
President Joseph W. Bruno delivered a charge to the Class of 2018 during the 2014 Matriculation ceremony at Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. Listen to it here.  
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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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College names experienced enrollment professional to lead Admission, Student Financial Aid

May 18, 2017 | Enrollment
Following a national search, Stephen A. Lazowski has been selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants to serve as the Vice President for Enrollment Management at Marietta College. President William N. Ruud made the announcement to campus today. Lazowski, who joins Marietta College on June 1, will be responsible for identifying,...
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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 College receives $1 million gift for Music Therapy program

January 25, 2017 | Music Therapy
Marietta College President William N. Ruud is excited to announce a $1 million gift from Donald G. ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 that will help start a Music Therapy program.
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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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HOBY selects Marietta College to host 2017 Ohio South Seminar

December 7, 2016 | HOBY
  Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY), a national organization dedicated to training young leaders, has selected Marietta College as the site for its 2017 Ohio South Seminar. President William Ruud and LeAnne Gompf, Corporate Board President of Ohio South Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership, officially signed the deal on Wednesday, December 7th.
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Marietta College Commemoration of 9/11

September 10, 2011 | 9/11
Dear Marietta College Community, By now, many of you may be aware that Marietta College has been the topic of discussion on a number of websites and on Fox News this morning in regards to plans for tomorrow’s on-campus observance of the 10th anniversary of the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001.
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Tim Cooper ’73 honored for work as interim president, loyalty to College

October 13, 2016 | Presidential Medal
Timothy O. Cooper ’73, who served as Marietta College’s interim president for a few months, was honored by the Board of Trustees and President William N. Ruud during a luncheon Thursday afternoon. Cooper, who Emeritus Trustee and former Board chair, was presented with a resolution from the Board, as well as receiving the inaugural...
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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 College experiences growth, responds to opportunities

September 21, 2017 | Alumni
As campus settles into a new academic year, the leadership at Marietta College reflects on how well the 2016-17 year was for the Pioneer family. “When I came on board a little more than a year ago, I saw a lot of opportunities to do great things, and I also met a lot of talented people on campus who were willing to make these things happen,”...
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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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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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