President-Elect Hinton Joins Higher Ed. Leaders, New York Times Magazine to Discuss College This Fall
Hinton and five other panelists explore “the new realities of life on campus in the midst of a pandemic,” and address what campus life will look like; issues related to working on campus; and how they envision learning will occur.
Committed To “A Culture Of Care,” Hollins Announces Plans To Reopen This Fall
The university will start classes on August 31 and end in-person instruction on November 20, the Friday before Thanksgiving. After Thanksgiving, there will be one more week of remote instruction, followed by Reading Day and five days of virtual exams and projects. The last day of fall term will be December 10. The change in the calendar allows students to leave campus before Thanksgiving and not return until the university’s January Short Term begins.
“I Found My Heart at Hollins”: President-Elect Hinton Shares How the Campus Community Is Already Inspiring Her
“I love the fact that the women of Hollins are fiercely intelligent, unapologetically ambitious, and incredibly generous,” Hinton said in a video conversation with Interim President Nancy Oliver Gray that was produced in conjunction with Hollins’ “Virtual Reunion 2020.”
“We Journey Together with Purpose and Hope”: Hollins Welcomes President-Elect Hinton to Campus
Mary Dana Hinton, who will become Hollins’ 13th president on August 1, told students, faculty, and staff that the transformative effect brought about by her education, and the ability to impact the lives of others, “are what drive my commitment to the mission of Hollins University.”
Hollins Names Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D., as New President
“I am overjoyed to become the 13th president of Hollins University,” said Hinton, who is currently president of the College of Saint Benedict in Minnesota.. “Hollins’ steadfast commitment to the education of women, its grand ambitions for the future, and the strong desire to not only be an inclusive leader in women’s education but a higher education innovator reflects the incredible vision and enormous potential of the university.”
Nancy Oliver Gray Returns to Hollins as Interim President
Gray was president of Hollins from 2005 – 2017, and will guide the University during the search for the school’s 13th president.
An Important Message from the Board of Trustees to the Hollins Community
President Pareena Lawrence has decided to step down from her position to pursue her long-standing interest in international education and development.
Gift To Wilson Museum’s Permanent Collection Honors Hollins Staff Member
Alex Trower ’86, chair of the Hollins University Board of Trustees, announced that the two works of art would “honor the wonderful work and deep commitment of our own Brook Dickson.” Dickson, who serves as executive assistant to the president and secretary for the Board of Trustees, is retiring from Hollins on June 30.
Hollins Announces New Dean of Graduate Studies
Hollins University has announced that Julie DeLoia, Ph.D. has been named dean of graduate studies at the university. Effective April 1, DeLoia will oversee established graduate programs and be responsible for developing new programs.
Hollins Names “Experienced, Successful, and Respected Leader” as Director of Athletics
Myra Sims is Hollins’ new director of athletics. She will officially assume full-time oversight of the athletic department’s day-to-day operations in mid-May.
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