Homecoming Week 2018 focuses on philanthropy and fun

Homecoming Week 2018 focuses on philanthropy and fun

As president of Student Government Association, Shania Jones looks forward to the way Homecoming Week — which will be taking place all of next week — will bring the Belmont community together. “We have an exciting spread of events for this coming week,” Jones said. “Every group and organization on […]

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Provost announces new dean of students candidates

Provost announces new dean of students candidates

Candidates for the dean of students position will be holding convocations over the next three weeks for students to provide feedback to the university, according to an email from Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. The search for a new dean began in November, after former Dean of Students Dr. Jeffrey Burgin […]

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BELL Core changes reduce degree requirements

BELL Core changes reduce degree requirements

As of next semester, Belmont students will see a reduction to their required BELL Core courses, according to an email sent to students by BELL Core Director Noel Boyle. “I have great news. We are streamlining the BELL Core. No student will have any additional requirements. Some requirements are reduced […]

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Search narrowed for new dean of students, Title IX director

Search narrowed for new dean of students, Title IX director

The searches for a new dean of students and Title IX coordinator are nearing completion, said Provost Dr. Thomas Burns in Monday’s bi-weekly SGA meeting. Former Dean of Students Dr. Jeffrey Burgin and Molly Zlock, former director of Title IX compliance and prevention programming, both announced their resignations in November. […]

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Up ’til Dawn Awareness Week kicks off Monday night

Up ’til Dawn Awareness Week kicks off Monday night

With just over two weeks remaining until this year’s St. Jude Up ‘til Dawn event, UTD Awareness Week will kick off Monday night to get students excited about fundraising for the event in February. UTD helps college students across the country raise money and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research […]

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Thom Storey: As remembered by students, friends and colleagues

Thom Storey: As remembered by students, friends and colleagues

Soon after we began writing Thom’s obituary this morning, we realized that our task at hand — doing justice to a man with an undeniably vast impact on the lives of an incredible number of people — was simply impossible. As we took a step back and a long, deep […]

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Dr. David Gregory announced as new College of Pharmacy dean

Dr. David Gregory announced as new College of Pharmacy dean

Belmont announced the hiring of Dr. David Gregory as the new dean of the College of Pharmacy on Thursday, replacing Dr. Phil Johnston, who was promoted to the new vice provost for academic affairs position in September. Gregory, who currently serves as the dean of academic affairs at the University […]

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Freshmen Greek recruitment to be held spring semester starting next school year

Freshmen Greek recruitment to be held spring semester starting next school year

Belmont University will no longer hold fall recruitment for first year students looking to join a Greek organization. Going forward, freshmen recruitment will only be held in the spring. The change to the current recruitment schedule was made for “many reasons,” said Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. “Chief among those reasons […]

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Honors Program to be restructured within next two years

Honors Program to be restructured within next two years

Belmont’s Honors Program will get a facelift in the next two years, and Dr. Mimi Barnard, Belmont’s associate provost for interdisciplinary studies and global education, held a meeting Tuesday with students to discuss the potential changes. The meeting was a brainstorming and feedback session between students and Barnard, who expressed […]

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Belmont student relaunches online thrift store

Belmont student relaunches online thrift store

Belmont sophomore Zoë Kidwell launched the latest version of her independently-run business — an online thrift shop specializing in vintage-style sweaters and shirts called Crewies — on Nov. 1. Originally launched in May, the homegrown business is entirely self-operated, with Kidwell doing all of the graphic design and photography for […]

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UPDATE: ATO files appeal to reverse university decision

UPDATE: ATO files appeal to reverse university decision

Alpha Tau Omega’s Iota Phi chapter has filed an appeal, challenging Belmont’s decision to remove the university’s recognition of the fraternity. On Monday, the fraternity received a letter from Belmont “notifying them that we would be permanently removing their recognition from the university,” said Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. This decision […]

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SGA Vice President Macy Thompson to leave position spring semester

SGA Vice President Macy Thompson to leave position spring semester

SGA Vice President Macy Thompson announced she will be stepping down from her position next semester at the beginning of Monday’s biweekly meeting. Thompson — who was recently accepted into the Belmont West program in Los Angeles — will be pursuing her studies in California for the spring semester. The […]

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