Aug 15
2014
Ridgefield Press

Suni Harford '84, a managing director and Citigroup’s head of markets for North America, was honored with an alumni citation. Ms. Harford oversees the North American sales, trading, and origination businesses of Citi’s securities and banking franchise. In addition to her current responsibilities, she is a member of Citi’s Pension Plan Investment Committee, and a director on the board of Citibank Canada. She also is the co-head of Citigroup’s global women’s initiative, Citi Women.

She also serves on several non-profit boards, including the Forte Foundation, an organization dedicated to increasing the number of women leaders in business; the Taproot Foundation, an organization engaged in skills-based volunteerism and pro-bono philanthropy; and the Friends of Hudson River Park.

Ms. Harford received her bachelor of science degree from Denison, where she majored in physics and math. She and her husband have three children, Devon, Jenna and Liam.

Aug 14
2014
Chronicle of Higher Education

Denison University President Adam Weinberg is a guest participant on the Chronicle of Higher Education's Book Club. He will review the book “How College Works,” and comment from his perspective on the Twitter hashtag #ChronBooks.

Aug 14
2014
Columbus Biz First

Denison University bought the Granville Inn last fall. The renovation project calls for “raising the roof” with the addition of dormers to create clearance for 10 more guest rooms. The “attic” area now has a game room and one guest room.

Aug 13
2014
Itemlive.com

Cinema major Melissa Campbell '16 was interested in fundraising as a career, so she found an internship that would combine her love of fine arts and her entrepreneurial spirit — in the small Alaskan town of Sitka.

Aug 8
2014
Newark Advocate

In his announcement of Coplin's appointment as Provost, Denison President Adam Weinberg said, “Kim has a deep understanding of, respect for, and commitment to Denison. She has excellent management skills and a style of decision-making that is open, transparent, inclusive, and forward-looking. This is a great college with a talented and highly committed faculty and staff that deserves to have a provost who believes in the strength and vitality of the institution.”

Aug 8
2014
Baimoi.com

A Vietnamese student, Nghiem Phu Hai, who studied at the Vietnam Australia International School (VAS), will head to Denison to study economics this fall. He became a famous student at VAS when he won scholarships and financial aid worth more than $1 million from 10 prestigious American colleges and universities.

Aug 7
2014
WDRB.com

Orlando Taylor '57 has been named as the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Research. Taylor is founding president of the Washington, DC, campus of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He is also a senior fellow at the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Prior to these appointments, he served in several senior leadership positions at Howard University in Washington, DC.

Aug 5
2014
Providence Journal

George Bodenheimer '80, an ESPN and cable industry pioneer, having served as the company's longest-tenured President from 1998 to 2012, during which time he led an unprecedented period of global growth, has been appointed to the board of Under Armour, Inc., a top manufacturer of of performance footwear, apparel and equipment.

Aug 4
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison University's high ranking and rising trend in Forbes are the result of a combination of factors, most notably its high degree of student satisfaction and demonstrated post-graduate success, as well as its exemplary graduation rate and outstanding academic success, which is measured by the large number of Denison students who win prestigious scholarships and fellowships, and who go on to earn a Ph.D.

Aug 1
2014
Newark Advocate

When the Granville Inn reopens next spring following about eight months of renovation and structural additions, it won't look much different on the outside. The refurbishing project will transform the nearly 90-year-old inn into a luxury, four-star facility that should retain and even expand upon its reputation as a top Central Ohio dining and lodging destination.

Jul 30
2014
FirstGenerationStudent.com

As first-generation students prepare for their first-year of college this fall, or if they're returning for their sophomore, junior, or senior year, Julie Tucker '09 says to make sure to ask for help when you need it, remember that you’re not alone, and pursue what you find interesting.

Jul 29
2014
Insurance News Net

Donald L. Bryant Jr. '64 holds a law degree at Washington University and founded the Bryant Group in 1967. He recognized a need in the marketplace for a business that designed and funded employee and executive benefits for private and large public companies as well as estate planning for wealthy families in the United States and abroad.

Jul 24
2014
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

After her tenure with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Claire Ertl '00 has stepped into a new role as marketing director of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. “I was educated in visual arts,” said the studio arts graduate. “It’‍s nice to have a position doing arts marketing for the purpose of promoting an art museum and visual arts.”

Jul 24
2014
Newark Advocate

The Granville Inn, will close on August 4 for extensive renovations and restoration of the circa 1917 property. During renovations, the sales office will be open for business.

Jul 18
2014
PRNewswire

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has named John Faraci '72 as the CEO of the year. Faraci was praised for his leadership, vision and strategic accomplishment.

Jul 16
2014
Recycling Today

Tricia Rooney Alden '91 was a mere 23 years old when she started R4 Services. After graduating from Denison University in Ohio, she worked for a Chicago public relations firm on a number of grassroots campaigns before launching her own business serving records storage needs in Chicago and beyond.

Jul 15
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison's new trustees are Jeremy Flug '83 co-chairman of Gulftech International in Denver and Stephen Polk '78, president and chief executive officer of Highgate LLC. Carlos Macial Netos, a member of the Denison class of 2014, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as a representative for the student body and recent graduates.

Jul 15
2014
Newark Advocate

Ronald Santoni, professor emeritus at Denison University and internationally recognized scholar of Jean-Paul Sartre, recently was honored at a prestigious national conference on existentialism for his extensive scholarship on the philosophy of Sartre, one of the most influential and controversial figures of the 20th Century.

Jul 8
2014
Inside Higher Ed

A native of Germany herself, Gabriele Dillmann has recognized that it can be difficult to create equal exchanges between her students and students in her home country. Inside Higher Ed reported on the results.

Jul 6
2014
Newark Advocate

Perry Robinson, director for admissions at Denison, has worked hard to maintain enrollment at Denison, which has remained fairly constant over the past five years despite demographic challenges.

Jul 4
2014
NPR

Urban Prep Academy in Chicago sends 100 percent of their graduating class to college. The class valedictorian, Steven Clark, is heading to Denison and plans to major in psychology and grad school before starting his own business. and says that “There are more positive images of black men in real life than you see on television.”

Jul 1
2014
Brunswick Sun Journal

Crossing genders to portray Matt Damon in Mindy Kaling's satire “Matt & Ben,” Meghan McGuire '17, is enjoying her experience in her hometown Brunswick Theatre.

The two-person play is the story of Hollywood best friends Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, before J-Lo, before Gwyneth, before Oscar. When the screenplay for “Good Will Hunting” falls from the ceiling of Affleck’s apartment, the boys and their friendship are tested.

Jun 27
2014
Wicked Local

Alina Rivera '18, knows how to overcome obstacles to achieve her goals. The class valedictorian from Rosindale, Mass. nursed her mother through breast cancer in high school as she studied to become the first person in her family to attend college. She will attend Denison this fall as a Posse student with a full tuition scholarship from the college.

Jun 16
2014
Business Wire

Marc Lautenbach '83, just named to the board of the Campbell Soup Company, has been president and chief executive officer of Pitney Bowes, Inc. since December 2012. Under his leadership, Pitney Bowes is diversifying its portfolio beyond its core mailing business and moving into adjacent growth areas, such as digital commerce.

Jun 16
2014
New York Times

For nearly 60 years, Francis Foster '53 worked with publishers like Scribner’s and Knopf before joining Farrar, Straus and Giroux, where she founded Frances Foster Books in 1995. Her imprint published a dozen books annually and is still releasing new titles. Among other titles, Foster edited “Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator” (1972), a sequel to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”