The upper Midwest native, who has served as provost and chief academic officer at Goucher College in Maryland since 2007, officially moves into the role of Albion College provost and vice president for academic affairs on July 1. A biologist with a focus on neuroendicrinology, Roy has dedicated his entire career to liberal arts colleges, describing it as "an obligation" so that students "can learn in the best possible ways and have opportunities in their lives to contribute meaningfully to their communities."
Centered on Community
Starting in Fall 2015, Albion College will annually offer four-year tuition, room, and board to as many as 10 first-year students who are Albion residents and attended Albion Public Schools in grades 6-8. Read more
President Ditzler talks about the initiative on WBCK-FM
Reopening the Bohm: Read about a landmark internship for Andrea Walles, '15
Albion College's Sister City efforts earn a national award
Watch an expert panel discuss "Albion Tomorrow"
Seven students notched a major achievement in their Albion College careers by having their abstracts selected as part of the 2015 Experimental Biology conference, an annual gathering of six leading associations in disciplines ranging from anatomy and physiology to biochemistry and nutrition. For two of the students—Safiya Syed, ’16 (left), and Morgan Carey, ’15—the trip to Boston last month brought additional accolades, ones not usually bestowed on undergraduates.
Celebrating alumni at the top of their fields, along with those on the brink of great success, Albion College's 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award and Young Alumni Award recipients met on campus April 24. The first-ever combined awards ceremony gathered a wide range of alumni, faculty, staff and students reflecting on the diverse paths taken by Albion graduates.
Virologist Nathan Wolfe's fascinating peek into the microbial world, with its corresponding benefits and catastrophes for humans, capped Albion College's 26th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium on April 23. An internationally respected researcher who invented his field of "viral forecasting," Wolfe captivated the crowd in Goodrich Chapel with his work monitoring pathogen outbreaks in order to prevent pandemic infections.
Albion College is pleased to introduce its first class of Build Albion Fellows, a group of seven current high school seniors residing in the local school district who will receive four-year tuition, room and board from the College, and who will bring to the campus a diverse and exciting array of passions and career interests.
Just in time for Earth Day, Albion College was named to The Princeton Review's Guide to 353 Green Colleges for 2015. An environmental studies academic requirement, showers for cyclists, locally grown produce in the dining hall and low-energy lighting were among many campus-wide initiatives that placed Albion on the list.
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- Dunklin, Goering Join Board of Trustees
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- Albion College Students Pack 10,000 Meals in Kids Against Hunger Event
- Peters-Lewis, '96, Gets Middle Schoolers Thinking About College
- Founders' Day Marks Albion College's 180th Birthday
- History's Wes Dick Discusses Selma with Local Mentoring Group
- Video: Cassada, '95, on His Astronaut Candidate Experience So Far
- Albion Partners in Hybrid Learning Project Funded by Teagle Foundation