Elon tabs Bob Shea for new business, finance and technology role

12/21/16 3:08pm

Bob Shea, a senior fellow at the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), has been named to fill the new role of Associate Vice President for Business, Finance and Technology. Gerald Whittington, senior vice president for Business, Finance, and Technology, announced the appointment Monday.

Lambert reflects on Danieley’s legacy

11/30/16 2:28pm

"He lived a vibrant, vibrant life right up until the very end," Lambert said. For Lambert, Danieley was much more than a colleague. He was a mentor and a dear friend. "To have somebody who has had that experience and be your very good friend and adviser over 18 years just has meant so much to me," Lambert said. "I can’t even begin to form the words to tell you how much I’m gonna miss him."

Elon professor interviewed for 'Religion of Sports' TV show

11/14/16 5:05pm

It’s not very common for an Elon University professor to be interviewed for a TV series. But L.D. Russell, senior lecturer of religious studies, thinks he knows how the producers of the new TV documentary series, “Religion of Sports,” found him.

ANDERSON: When hate trumped love

11/13/16 1:09pm

It was early Thursday morning when I got a news tip about a hateful note written on whiteboard saying “Bye Bye Latinos Hasta La Vista.” Looking through Facebook posts of the image, I sourced the time and location of the message to Tony Crider’s 8 a.m. Global Experience course in Kivette Hall Room 100.

CREDE offers safe spaces for students after election

11/11/16 9:04am

Participant names have been redacted to respect the privacy of the safe space. The silence was deafening. In your face. Powerful. As students trickled into the Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education (CREDE) Wednesday evening, looking for a space to process the events of the day — Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 presidential election — they had little to say as they sat down and waited for the program to begin. A couple of students engaged in small talk with their neighbor as they settled in, but conversations were far and few, often ending after a minute and replaced with pensive silence.