Morgan Bodenarain elected SGA Executive President

2/21/17 7:01pm

After a head scratching election season, Elon University has a new SGA executive president. In a contested election that pitted two friends against each other, junior Morgan Bodenarian beat junior Rachel Hobbs to secure the presidency.

Non-profit lists local Alamance County organization as a hate group

2/21/17 9:09am

A local Alamance County organization has been listed as a neo-confederate hate group by the  Southern Poverty Law Center. The group ACTBAC, which stands for "Alamance County taking back Alamance County, was founded on the principles of preserving the southern heritage and having southern pride.

Design Thinking pilot takes off

2/15/17 12:31am

Tyson Glover wanted to finish off his last year at Elon with an experience that was both memorable and engaging. This is why Glover, a senior Strategic Communications major, applied to be a part of the Design Thinking Studio in Social Innovation, an immersive semester program launched by Elon this spring and directed by Dawan Stanford.

Committee announces details of hiring process for new president

2/14/17 10:49am

At a special college coffee Tuesday, Wes Elingburg P'11, Board of Trustees member and Chair of the search committee, spoke about the hiring process for a new president of the university. President Leo Lambert, who's served at Elon for 18 years, announced Monday he plans to step down. According to Elingburg, the committee will host meetings and forums on campus beginning in mid-March to get input from the community.

Lambert: Timing influenced decision to step down

2/13/17 10:02pm

It all came down to timing for Elon University President Lambert. Elon is completing the final aspects of the Elon Commitment strategic plan, and is in the leadership phase of the Elon Leads fundraising campaign. So it only made sense to Lambert that the next president be in place for the implementation of the new strategic plan and the public launch of Elon Leads. "It seemed to me to be the best thing for the university to have the person who was in charge of the leading that planning, leading that visioning be here to see that plan through," Lambert said.

Elon President Leo Lambert to step down

2/13/17 8:04am

Leo Lambert is stepping down as president of Elon University, the school announced Monday morning. Lambert told the Board of Trustees at its annual meeting in Florida that he’ll be leaving his role, and that the Board should begin looking for his successor immediately. Once the new president is hired, Lambert will take a short sabbatical then return in an auxiliary role to advise. Lambert’s transition comes as other university administrators retire and as Elon looks ahead to its future.

New signposts going up around residential neighborhoods

2/11/17 3:02pm

You may have noticed three unexplained brick columns being built along sidewalks in a few spots on campus. According to Brad Moore, university architectcq- MP and director of planning, design and construction management, they are for new signage denoting Elon University’s various residential neighborhoods.

Elon freshman arrested for breaking or entering on motor vehicle

2/9/17 9:09pm

Elon University freshman Myles Miller was arrested Feb. 8 and charged with two counts of felony breaking or entering a motor vehicle and one count of misdemeanor larceny. In the magistrate's order, Elon Campus Police Detective Joel Thomas claims Miller entered two vehicles Monday, Feb. 6, and took a car stereo face plate from one of the vehicles.