Harvard Scholar, Author to Speak on Gilgamesh

David Damrosch

Harvard University’s David Damrosch, the Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature, Department of Comparative Literature, will discuss contemporary transformations of Gilgamesh and other classic heroes in visual art, at Ursinus College Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in Berman 016. Read More»

Welcome Week Photos – Parents Reception

Parents Reception

After getting their students settled in, parents and family members joined President Bobby Fong, Dean of Students Deborah Nolan and other staff members for a brief program and farewell reception. Read More»

Welcome Week Photos – Moving In

Moving In

Following check-in at the Floy Lewis Bakes Center, the new members of the class of 2015 settled in to their residence halls. Fortunately for them (and their parents), members of the Ursinus football team lent a hand with the heavy lifting. Read More»

Local Zine features President Bobby Fong

Ursinus student Hilary Anderson, who writes for the local “patch” online news digest, interviewed President Bobby Fong and reports on his views on race, his recent encounter with playwright David Henry Hwang, and his vision for Ursinus College.

Professor’s Book Review in New York Times

Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano has written a  comprehensive review of the book, “Disaster was My God: A Novel of the Outlaw Life of Arthur Rimbaud,” by Bruce Duffy. The review appears in the New York Times arts section Aug. 24. Romano, former book editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer, is the author of America the Philosophical, to be published by Alfred A. Knopf.

Welcome Week Photos – State of the College

Staff Picnic

President Fong ushered in the new academic year with a State of the College address, setting the stage for a planning process to continue to advance Ursinus. The day continued with an all-campus picnic and a faculty conference. Read More»

President Fong Outlines Strategic Vision for Ursinus

State of the College Address

President Bobby Fong addressed the Ursinus campus Tuesday and outlined his plan and strategic vision for the College. Faculty and staff filled Bomberger Auditorium to listen to Dr. Fong highlight priorities for the future, such as improvements in retention rates, a focus on academic strengths and a renewed engagement with alumni. Read More»

Welcome Week Planned for Class of 2015

Welcome Week 2011

Ursinus College welcomes its first-year class of 440 students, who will move into designated freshman residence halls on Thursday (Aug. 25). The Class of 2015 will be the first class fully under the presidency of Dr. Bobby Fong, who was formerly president of Butler University in Indiana. Read More»