Scott W. Atlas Receives Hillsdale College Freedom Leadership Award

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Atlas Joins Distinguished Group of Past Recipients Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — President Larry P. Arnn presented the Freedom Leadership Award, Hillsdale College’s highest honor, to Hoover Institution Fellow Scott W. Atlas at a National Leadership Seminar on February 18, 2021, in Phoenix, Arizona. The College’s Board of Trustees conferred the award on Dr. […]

Statement from Dr. Arnn on the Passing of Rush Limbaugh


Hillsdale College releases the following statement from Dr. Arnn on the passing of friend Rush Limbaugh HILLSDALE, MI.— (Feb. 17, 2021) Statement from Dr. Arnn: My friend Rush Limbaugh, who died today, was a force of nature. More than any other individual, he was responsible for breaking the Left’s media monopoly. His voice on the […]

Hillsdale Hospital Partners with Hillsdale College to More Effectively Distribute Covid-19 Vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna

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HILLSDALE, MI.—A unique partnership between Hillsdale Hospital and Hillsdale College has resulted in an effective and efficient distribution of both the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines in Hillsdale County.

The Pfizer vaccines require ultra low-temperature freezers. Hillsdale College has two of these specialized freezers in its biology department and volunteered use of that freezer space. Because of this access, Hillsdale Hospital was able to apply for and receive Pfizer vaccines as well as Moderna. 

NANOGrav Astronomers Produce First Hints of Gravitational Waves: Hillsdale College Professor, Students on International Team


The signal detected may show gravitational waves from merging supermassive black holes Download Press Release Hillsdale, Mich. — Hillsdale College Assistant Professor of Physics Tim Dolch and four physics students contributed their research to the detection of a signal that may help to show gravitational waves that are produced by merging supermassive black holes in […]

White House Appoints Arnn and Spalding to lead 1776 Commission

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Hillsdale, Mich. – Today at the White House, President Donald Trump announced that Dr. Larry P. Arnn, Hillsdale College president, will be appointed to serve as chairman of the President’s Advisory 1776 Commission. Dr. Matthew Spalding, vice president for the College’s Washington, D.C. operations and dean of the Van Andel Graduate School of Government, has been appointed executive director of the Commission.

Hillsdale College Hosts Tele-Townhall on Return to Excellence in American K-12 Education

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On December 2, Hillsdale College and its Barney Charter School Initiative (BCSI) will host a tele-townhall to discuss a return to excellence in American K-12 education.

Hillsdale College Hosts Fall Convocation, Presents Academic Awards


Hillsdale, Mich. — Hillsdale College hosted its annual fall convocation on Thursday, November 12, in Christ Chapel. The traditional ceremony brought together the College’s community to celebrate the educational excellence of students and faculty.

Golden View Classical Academy Named Recipient of Henry Salvatori Prize for Excellence in Teaching

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Hillsdale College is proud to award the Henry Salvatori Prize for Excellence in Teaching to Golden View Classical Academy in Golden, Colorado. Established in 1996, the annual $25,000 award goes to a public or private school that exemplifies the principles of a classical liberal arts education.

Florida Gov. DeSantis visits Jacksonville Classical Academy

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Governor Ron DeSantis toured Jacksonville Classical Academy (JXC) on Oct. 20, to observe classes and to discuss transitioning students from distance learning back to in-person instruction. The governor was joined by Richard Corcoran, Florida Secretary of Education; Ambassador John Rood, JXC school board chair; and Dr. David Withun, JXC head of school.

Van Andel Graduate School in Washington D.C. Announces Fall 2020 Visiting Faculty

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Hillsdale College’s Steve and Amy Van Andel Graduate School of Government is pleased to announce the visiting faculty for its Fall 2020 semester, which will include Washington Post columnist and author Henry Olsen.

Hillsdale College Welcomes 10 New Faculty for 2020-21 Academic Year

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HILLSDALE, Mich. – Hillsdale College welcomes ten new faculty members to campus for the 2020-2021 school year.

“We are excited to welcome these distinguished scholars and teachers into our academic community,” said Chris VanOrman, Hillsdale College provost. “We wish our new faculty, as well as our established faculty, the best as they begin another year of work dedicated to the liberal arts.”

Hillsdale College Asked to Advise on Standards for Florida Public School Students

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HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College, a national leader in classical liberal arts K-12 education, has been asked by the Florida Legislature and Department of Education to advise in their review and release of standards for public school students.

In 2019, the Florida legislature passed Florida House Bill 807. The bill requires state test specifications, instructional materials, and state standards for civics education to be reviewed by the Commissioner of Education in consultation with external education entities. Hillsdale College was among the selected group of education consultants.