Kenyon Alumni Bulletin: Volume 26, Number 1; Summer 2003


A Matter of Formality

Distinguished man of letters Anthony Hecht remembers teaching and learning at Kenyon, by Amy Blumenthal

The Right Gifts

S. Georgia Nugent, Kenyon's eighteenth president, brings impressive talents to her new position, by Tom Stamp '73

Weathering the Storm

While the economic slump has battered some colleges, Kenyon meets the challenge with modest belt-tightening, fiscal constraint, and keen awareness of its strengths and weaknesses. With profiles of Doug Heuck '84 and economics professor Will Melick, by Gordon Young, Dan Laskin, and Shawn Presley

A Path for All Seasons (Even February?)

Built by students, beloved (and sometimes cursed) by all, Middle Path has weathered parades, rituals, and rumors of pavement, by Christopher Barth '93

The Editor's Page


Along Middle Path

Gregory Spaid named provost

Howard Sacks will be special assistant to the president

Kenyon appoints new dean of admissions and financial aid

Applicant pool breaks College records

Alumni Bulletin wins bronze medal from CASE

Shaping Shapesville

Three "Kids" Publish an Important New Children's Book

Marking History

Kenyon alumni honored with fellowships from Fulbright, Coro, and Mellon

Kenyon in the News

Sports Round-Up

New alumni network is helping football program rebuild




Rita Kipp named associate provost

Board elects new trustee, two emeritus members

Jeffrey Bowman named McCoy Teaching Professor

Five faculty members win Whiting Awards

Trustees award tenure to six, promotions to four, second reappointments to ten

Two professors win Trustee Teaching Excellence Awards

Faculty Digest

The art of numbers

Tomsich Science Awards recognize outstanding research

Alumni News

The sound of silents

Technically Speaking

A special agent

In Memoriam


The Last Page

Typically Extraordinary