The Simpsonian

Highlights from Sept. 2 protest

by Madison DePover, Seth Howard, Olivia Allen and Jake Brend

September 3, 2020

New commission addresses women’s issues on campus

by Ben Rodgers, managing editor

February 3, 2015

President Jay Simmons recently reinstated the Commission on the Status of Women, a committee focused to address issues women face in the college community.Originally created in 1993 by President Stephen Jennings, the organizat...

Faculty voice continuing concern to President Simmons over job losses

by Steffi Lee, Editor in Chief

October 7, 2014

More than 20 tenured Simpson College faculty members signed a letter to question President Jay Simmons about the process by which the administration decided to cut jobs, professor Nancy St. Clair said.St. Clair, who teaches in the English...

Putting the pastor out to the pasture: Fritz Wehrenber

by Logan Roberts

November 27, 2012

Chaplain Fritz Wehrenberg announced last week that he will be retiring at the end of the academic year. Fritz has been involved in ministry for over 38 years, having worked at several churches, the University of Iowa and the Univer...