The Simpsonian

Small college closings: What does it mean for Simpson College?

by Alex Kirkpatrick, video reporter

March 23, 2015

The sudden closing of Sweet Briar College, located about 12 miles north of Lynchburg, Va., “as a result of insurmountable financial challenges” is prompting new discussion for liberal arts schools across the nation.The 114-ye...

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...