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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Employees to be honored during service award ceremony on May 8th

April 23, 2019 | Employees
Less than 72 hours after bidding farewell to the Class of 2019, Marietta College will turn its attention to recognizing employees who have reached a milestone in service, as well as two who are retiring. President Bill Ruud is pleased to honor each employee who is being recognized for milestone years of service — starting at five years and...
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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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Inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Reflection draws hundreds to serve

January 22, 2019 | Civic Engagement
The temperature outside Monday morning was barely above 0, but that didn’t keep droves of Pioneers from showing up at The Gathering Place to start a morning filled with service and reflection to honor the works of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From filling “GoPacks” with healthy food that will help nourish local school children...
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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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NBC4 co-anchor to moderate 2nd Ohio gubernatorial debate at Marietta College

September 17, 2018 | Debate
Colleen Marshall, co-anchor of NBC4 at 6 and 11 p.m., will be the moderator at the second Ohio gubernatorial debate at Marietta College’s Ban Johnson Arena on Monday, Oct. 1. “I’m looking forward to an event that gives the voters of Ohio the opportunity to speak directly to the men who want to be their next governor,” Marshall said. 
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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 selected as ‘Great College to Work For’

July 16, 2018 | Marietta College
Marietta College is being recognized for the first time as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities. Now in its 11th year, the “Great Colleges to Work For” annual report recognizes the colleges that get top ratings from their employees regarding workforce...
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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 new wellhead memorializes late Petroleum student

April 16, 2018 | Petroleum Engineering
Early Saturday afternoon, Marietta College junior Derek Krieg ’19 spotted members of Joel Wunnenberg’s family walking up The Christy Mall, and promptly stopped what he was doing to greet Joel’s mother with a welcoming hug. “Thank you for coming,” he said. “Thank you for everything,” Kim Wunnenberg responded.
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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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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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Important Message about Diversity and Inclusion

March 28, 2012 | news2012
Dear Marietta College Students, Faculty and Staff: Marietta College is committed to providing a learning environment that is welcoming to all and dedicated to the principles of diversity and inclusion. At matriculation, students sign the Pioneer Pledge confirming their willingness to treat each individual on campus with respect while learning...
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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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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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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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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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Author McCullough brings The Pioneers home to Marietta

June 5, 2019 | history
Few people can make history come alive as well as David McCullough can. Nearly a thousand people packed into Peoples Bank Theater on Friday, May 31st to hear an energetic McCullough share his pivotal takeaways about his latest masterpiece, The Pioneers.
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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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Alumna, Trustee to speak at Economic Roundtable on April 16

March 29, 2019 | Economic Roundtable
Mary Korn ’82, who has more than 25 years of experience as CFO/COO working with public and private technology and consumer products companies, will speak to the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Tuesday, April 16th, at the Parkersburg Country Club. Korn, who serves on Marietta College’s Board of Trustees, will speak about “...
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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...
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