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Robert Smither was named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences (A&S). Smither, a notable campus leader and professor of psychology, has been acting as interim dean of A&S since 2011. More...

David Richard was named dean of the Hamilton Holt School. Richard is a professor of psychology with a focus in clinical psychology and cognitive-behavior therapy. More...

H. James McLaughlin has been named the Richard James Mertz Chair of Education. He is the third professor to hold the Mertz professorship since it was established in 2001 from a generous donation by Esther M. Mertz, who created the endowed chair of education to honor the memory of her son, James Mertz ’60. More...

In May, David Lord ’69 ’71MBA was elected chair of the Board of Trustees.

During commencement, the following six faculty members were elevated to emeriti status: Larry Holt (computer science), Richard James (computer science), Edna McClellan (library), James Small (biology), Larry Van Sickle (sociology), and Ted Veit (finance).

For the third straight year, Rollins has ranked among the nation’s best in blending academic and athletics success, according to the NCSA Collegiate Power Rankings. The Tars ranked second in Division II and tied for 15th overall. More...