Faculty and administrators responded to questions about room and board costs, employee bonuses and the presidential search at the town hall meeting Nov. 10.
Senate votes to add aquarium science minor and remove bachelor of science in sustainability studies major
The senate meeting that took place October 11 proposed three new bills: two that were unanimously approved and one postponed to the November 8 meeting.
Otterbein students are speaking out about the 4 percent increase in room and board expenses for the 2018-2019 school year and none of them are happy about it. Students are distraught that the price would increase since many students choose which college or university to go to based on price.
The Otterbein University board of trustees unanimously voted Saturday to increase room and board expenses by 4 percent. 2017 marks the fifth year without an increase in tuition.
The Otterbein University Student Government held its first student-led town hall on October 12 at the Chapel. The event was a question-and-answer format where students asked the leaders questions about topics such as the 3-credit hour model, parking, the presidential search and the possibility of a new campus center.
President Trump and the Department of Justice announced plans to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in early September. DACA is a policy established by the Obama administration that allows deferred action to illegal immigrant minors from deportation to be eligible to work in the United States.
The first sporting event of the weekend is this Friday. The DeSales Girls High School soccer team plays at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
The Diversity and Inclusion sub-committee reported future ventures to increase diversity inclusion and awareness at Otterbein at the Senate meeting April 5. This is in result of student demonstrations last year.
Spring break will be moved one week back during the 2018 spring semester, according to the Registrar.
International students represent a small population of Otterbein Greek life.