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Indianola Wellness Center campaign achieves liftoff

by Tara Maurer

February 11, 2011

Filed under Indianola News, Uncategorized

Simpson students were encouraged to "vote yes" for the plan to build a YMCA Wellness Facility in Indianola during the Wellness Forum on Feb. 3 in Jordan Lecture Hall. The forum acted as the kick-off for the Indianola Wellness...

Safety first with new plan

by Grant Rodgers

January 24, 2011

Filed under News

With the recent shooting at Millard South High School in Omaha and the assassination attempt on Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, now is as good of time as any for a refresher course on Simpson's emergency policy concerning sh...

Message Loud and Clear: Forget Politics

by Angela Niesz

October 26, 2010

Filed under Politics, Uncategorized

A fire burned Wednesday evening as a debate became heated over whether to retain three judges for their approval of same-sex marriage. The Judicial Retention Forum was held at Simpson College's West Des Moines campus. Bob Vander Pl...

Several curriculum changes go into effect next school year

by Sheyenne Manning/Staff Writer

April 21, 2010

Filed under News

There have been big plans this year to change the Simpson College curriculum from what we know as the Cornerstone curriculum to the Engaged Citizenship curriculum.       "Students will take fewer courses and they will go in...

Tax form raises questions about pay increases

by Emily Schettler/Editor in Chief

April 21, 2010

Filed under News

Simpson College's federal tax returns show what appear to be sizable raises for President John Byrd and his vice presidents in recent years, but one administrator said that data can be misleading. Byrd earned $224,675 in 2008, the...

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April 21, 2010

Faculty searches underway

by Peter Kaspari/Staff Writer

April 14, 2010

Filed under News

As the school year winds down and students prepare for May Term and summer, Simpson College is wrapping up searches for new faculty members that will begin their employment in the fall. "When a faculty member resigns in a departm...