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Alumnae from the Class of 2014 embrace at Reunion 2019, which drew more than 1,200 people to Gambier. Photography by Rebecca Kiger.

Michaela Jenkins '19 waves to her family after receiving her diploma at Commencement. Photography by Rebecca Kiger.

With help from Emily Pater '22, the softball team reached the NCAC tournament for the first time since 2013. Photography by Greg Wagner.

Kenyon in Quotes

“Robert A. Oden, Jr. Professor of Biology Joan Slonczewski taught me to think critically and gave me opportunities that snowballed into a lifetime of small achievements."

Kenyon in Quotes

"Without ever saying anything overtly to our political science class, Professor Emerita of Political Science Pam Jensen somehow managed to encourage intellectual rigor outside the class, and respectful engagement with a wide range of ideas within it. She became a model for me of what a scholar, instructor, mentor and guide could, and should, be."

Inside this Issue

Editor Elizabeth Weinstein shares her approach for this special issue of the Bulletin.

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Celebration and Sharing

Lives of the Pioneers

In honor of the 25th anniversary of coeducation, the Spring 1995 Alumni Bulletin explored the lives of Kenyon's women pioneers.

How Women Came to Kenyon

To mark the 40th anniversary of coeducation, the Fall 2013 Alumni Bulletin recalled how coeducation came about — from the fiscal crisis, to the clamor, to the uneven welcome on the Hill.

Share Your Photos

Submit photos of your favorite and most poignant memories from the College — highlighting women at Kenyon! Along with the photo, please identify individuals in the image and include a brief description and an approximate date.

Class Notes

Recent Class Notes

Haley M. Townsend and Noah P. Winters ’15 welcomed their baby girl, Astrid, into the world in January 2023. They live in Columbus, Ohio.


Frederick C. Bierman, Brooklyn, New York, informs, “Had a delightful dinner with Peter M. Sughrue Jr., Joseph D. Goldberg ’99 and James C. Stover ’99 in NYC, where Peter and I see each other frequently. Jamie has returned to his roots in New Jersey but can be found haunting the bars near Penn Station while waiting for the train. Joe was in town (from Oakland) for work, and it was great fun to catch up. Missing was Andrew B. Solar ’99, who has moved back to New York City and looks forward to getting back into musical theater and the Jets — two things he missed while living in Chicago.”


Jennifer L. Wendler started a communications and membership role at NAMA, a trade association based in Rosslyn, Virginia. She’s been enjoying taking weekly walks with City Girls Who Walk DC, starting Dutch classes and striving to read 100 books this year. Jenna traveled to Italy in October for the exhibition opening of “The Jews, the Medici, and the Florentine Ghetto at the Palazzo Pitti,” for which she completed research while interning at the Medici Archive Project in 2021.

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