By the Numbers
Graduates of the 130 liberal arts colleges that make up the Annapolis Group are substantially more likely to say they benefited "very much" from high-quality, teaching oriented faculty than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.
Independent candidate Bill Walker B.A. ’73 has won the Alaska governor’s race, after a contest that was too close to call until absentee and questioned voters were counted.
The Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame has a Centre College Colonel among its ranks for the first time since its founding in 1984.
Geoffrey Baum ’85 has been elected president of the California Community College Board of Governors, by vote of board membership.
Anne Kimball Davis ’62 remembers arriving at Connecticut College and being told that a liberal arts education gives you the opportunity to do whatever you want in life. And she should remember. The former teacher, politician, publisher, real estate broker and current Bible scholar is living proof.
Identical twin sisters who recently made history at Spelman College have penned a self-help book to inspire young people to achieve excellence.
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Centre College alumna and current trustee Crit Luallen ’74 lieutenant governor of Kentucky. She will take the oath of office in a private ceremony in Frankfort on Nov. 13, followed by a public swearing-in at the Capitol Rotunda at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 14.