Hillsdale Academy Hosts 20th Annual Commencement Ceremony

Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — Hillsdale Academy held a private graduation ceremony for its senior class on June 28, 2020. Seniors and their immediate families enjoyed a small, outdoor ceremony. Commencement had originally been scheduled a month earlier but was delayed due to restrictions in Michigan related to the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Kathleen O’Toole, […]

Hillsdale College Welcomes Three New Trustees to Its Board

Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — Hillsdale College announced today the election of three new trustees to its board: Kurt D. Grindstaff, R. Mark Hamlin Jr., and Alice Hanley. Three trustees have moved to emeritus status: William S. Atherton, Stephen M. Barney, and David L. Belew. “The men and women on Hillsdale’s Board of Trustees […]

Hillsdale College Launches Program to Honor, Mentor K-12 Teachers

Fourteen teachers join inaugural class of master, lead teachers Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — Hillsdale College announced the launch of a new program to honor and encourage K-12 teachers associated with its Barney Charter School Initiative (BCSI). The Master and Lead Teacher Program provides honorariums to select teachers in exchange for mentoring and curriculum […]

Hillsdale College Properties Announce Reopenings

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Hospitality and Shooting Sports Venues Resume Operations Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — As the state of Michigan relaxes restrictions related to the coronavirus crisis, Hillsdale College announces the reopening of its John A. Halter Shooting Sports Education Center and its two hospitality venues: the Dow Hotel and Conference Center, located on Hillsdale College’s main […]

Hillsdale College’s Kathleen O’Toole Gives Commencement Address at Founders Classical Academy of Leander

Address focuses on the purpose of education, civilization Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — On June 5, 2020, Kathleen O’Toole, assistant provost for K-12 education at Hillsdale College, delivered the commencement address at Founders Classical Academy of Leander in Leander, Texas. Before joining Hillsdale College, O’Toole served as the founding headmaster of the school. “Order […]

Hillsdale College Launches New Online Course on Classic Children’s Literature

Rediscover some of the greatest stories ever told Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — Today, Hillsdale College launched its latest free online course, “Classic Children’s Literature.” The course is taught by Professor of Education Dan Coupland and Professor of English and Associate Vice President for Curriculum David Whalen, with an introduction by President Larry P. […]

Hillsdale College Announces Three Faculty Retirements

Drs. Conner, Morellec, and Moye retire after 94 collective years of service Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — Three of Hillsdale College’s longstanding professors are retiring. “These three professors have collectively given 94 dedicated years of service to Hillsdale College,” said Christopher VanOrman, Hillsdale College Provost. “We will miss them and wish them the best […]

Hillsdale College Seniors Commissioned by U.S. Marine Corps

Marine Corp Commissioning on Hillsdale's campus

Six 2020 graduates join armed forces Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — Hillsdale College congratulates six graduates on their commissions from the U.S. Marine Corps. A small ceremony was given on May 9 to celebrate the commissioning, which is normally part of the College’s Commencement ceremony. Two of the six graduates, 2nd Lieutenants John Ball […]

Hillsdale College to Resume In-Person Classes in Fall 2020

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Hillsdale College will welcome students back to campus for the 2020 fall semester. Classes will resume in person and begin on Wednesday, August 26.

Dr. Tom Conner to Deliver Hillsdale College Commencement Address

Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — Hillsdale College announced that recently retired Professor of History Dr. Tom Conner will deliver the keynote address at the College’s 168th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, July 18, 2020. The Commencement ceremony has been rescheduled from its original May 9 date due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Honorable Amy Coney […]

Hillsdale College Receives A+ from Forbes for Financial Health

The College is the only Michigan school to receive highest ranking Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. – Hillsdale College received an A+ rating from Forbes in its recently listed College Financial Health Grades. Of 933 private colleges in the United States ranked by Forbes, just 34 colleges received an A+ grade. Hillsdale College is the […]

Hillsdale College Hosts Shooting Sports Camps for All Experience Levels

World-class shooting sports center hosts summer programs for women, couples Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. – Hillsdale College’s John Anthony Halter Shooting Sports Education Center is continuing its summer programming with Couples for Liberty and Ladies for Liberty shooting camps. Couples for Liberty will take place June 27 to 30, 2020 and August 1 to […]