College receives more than $1.5 million bequest from Rieffenbergers

July 10, 2017 | Advancement
Marietta College today announced it has received a bequest for $1,506,465.07 from the estate of Joseph C. and Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger ’39, which establishes an endowment to support “academic programs for the Legacy Library.” The gift creates an endowed fund named the “Joseph C. & Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger Fund.”
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Cooking 301 helps Brunos connect with student body

November 13, 2012 | news2012
*/ /*-->*/ As he began opening the plastic container filled with salad greens and other toppings, Brett Notarius ’14 (East Amherst, N.Y.) found just the right moment to confess.
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Marietta College calls a ‘timeout’ on tuition and fees for 2018-19

November 17, 2017 | Tuition
Marietta College is calling a timeout. At the recommendation of the College’s senior leadership, the Board of Trustees recently approved not increasing student tuition or fees for the 2018-19 academic year.
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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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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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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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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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