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NEWS 2/19/19 12:22pm

From Congress to Elon's campus

Former Congressmen Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Glenn English (D-OK) visited Elon University Monday night as part of the Congress to Campus program. The visit, organized by the Stennis Center for Public Leadership and the nonprofit Former Members of Congress, was fashioned to engage with future leaders to provide a sense of what Congress is like as well as educate students on U.S. political institutions while at the same time encourage those to pursue careers in public service.


NEWS 2/5/19 7:50pm

Steven House issues an update on petition to unionize

Provost Steven House updated Elon University on a petition previously filed by the Service Employees International Union, Workers United Southern Region (SEIU) on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. In the petition, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) demanded that the university hold a vote among adjunct, limited-term and visiting faculty members on the subject of forming a labor union at Elon.


SPORTS 5/23/19 6:52pm

Elon senior found dead in southern Alamance County

Elon University senior and former member of Elon's football team Nicholas Kavouklis was found dead in a rural part of Southern Alamance County just after 2 p.m. on May 23 according to an email from Vice President of Student Life Jon Dooley. Kavouklis from Tampa, Florida, and an exercise science major.


NEWS 5/22/19 12:00am

Constructing a legacy of leadership

When Provost Steven House arrived at Elon University in 2001, he was given one piece of advice from the former provost: don’t break anything. While holding on to that wisdom for the past 18 years, House has not left the university as he found it. House looked beyond not breaking anything, and he started building.


NEWS 5/20/19 8:26pm

Third provost candidate presents at Elon

In response to the prompt given to each provost candidate, Debbie Ricker drew inspiration from Connie Book's inauguration speech during her presentation as a candidate for the next provost at Elon University Monday afternoon.


NEWS 5/16/19 7:09pm

Second provost candidate speaks at Elon

Aswani Volety is the second provost candidate to speak at an open event at Elon University.  On Thursday afternoon, Volety — who is currently a marine biology professor and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington — addressed members of the community in upstairs Lakeside about his qualifications and experience in higher education. He answered how he will leverage opportunities here at Elon to approach challenges that higher education faces in the 21st century.  


NEWS 5/15/19 5:42pm

Nation Labor Relations Board officer recommends overruling university objection to new union

On Monday, May 13, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) officer made the recommendation to the NLRB Regional Officer to overrule an objection filed by Elon University against the Service Employees International Union, Workers United Southern Region (SEIU)-backed push for non-tenure-track faculty members to unionize at Elon. The university and SEIU will have one week to respond to the recommendation. 


NEWS 5/7/19 8:00am

CHEAT SHEET: Everything you need to know about Brexit

Brexit, the term for the “British Exit,” refers to the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) that was voted on June 23, 2016. Safia Swimelar, associate professor of political science and policy studies, discusses the implications of the U.K.’s decision to leave the EU.