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NEWS 1/11/19 3:00pm

Steven House to step down as provost

Provost Steven House will be concluding his time as Elon University's provost by the end of this calendar year. He will remain as provost until his role is filled and will then continue to provide leadership as executive vice president through the 2020-2021 academic year. 


NEWS 1/4/19 4:01pm

Elon Dining employee dies of heart attack

Brightening everybody's day is what co-workers will remember most about Elon Dining employee Sharon Paylor, who died Wednesday, Jan. 2, after suffering a heart attack on her way to work at Fountain Market on the first floor of Clohan Hall.


NEWS 12/21/18 12:51pm

Former employee files for an appeal following court loss to Elon

Former custodian Teofilo Matias has filed for an appeal following his civil court case loss to Elon University on Nov. 26. According to the original lawsuit filed in May 2017, Matias was employed by Elon for 17 years as a custodian before being fired in February 2016 following a sexual harassment investigation. 


NEWS 12/8/18 8:00am

Black study abroad participation stalls as minority numbers increase overall

Between the 2015-2016 and 2017-2018 academic years, the numbers of Elon University’s non-white students studying abroad increased from 9 to 17.3 percent. Despite those gains, black participation went up less than 1 percent — from 3 to 3.3 percent of all undergraduates studying abroad — though from 2015 to 2018, the percentage of black students at Elon increased by more than 8 percent.