Held on Amelia Island, Fla., the 100th Presidents' Meeting of the Lutheran Educational Conference of North America (LECNA), Feb. 9-11, provided an opportunity for President Laurie M. Joyner to join colleagues in discussing common challenges and goals learning about trends and changes in religious higher education, and renewing Lutheran colleges' commitment to their respective communities.
For the 22 members of the Wittenberg Alumni Board, the winter meeting on campus, Feb. 1, provided an opportunity for another dialogue with President Laurie M. Joyner, Ph.D. Joyner provided insight into action items discussed at the winter meeting of the university's Board of Directors and answered questions from Alumni Board members.
With photos of campus life and traditions in full view, Founders served as the scene where seniors interacted as they celebrated 100 Days 'Til Graduation, Jan. 31. Sponsored by the Wittenberg Alumni Association, the annual event provided a special cocktail and dessert reception for the Class of 2013, as well as an opportunity to engage with President Laurie M. Joyner, who has been named an honorary member of the class.
Following a welcome by Provost Christopher M. Duncan, the Wittenberg faculty heard from President Joyner on Jan. 29 during its winter retreat at the Heritage Center of Clark County. After providing an update on action items from the Board of Directors meeting the week prior, Joyner opened the floor to questions on a range of topics.
On Jan. 20, Head Cross Country Coach Craig Penney asked President Laurie M. Joyner to discuss the powerful role of the liberal arts and Wittenberg's mission with prospective students interested in running cross country at Wittenberg.
Recognizing the talent, academic performance and mission-driven spirit of Tiger volleyball, President Laurie M. Joyner joined in celebrating another stellar season during a special banquet in the team’s honor.
Held in Palm Harbor, Fla., the 2013 President's Institute sponsored by the Council for Independent Colleges and attended by Laurie M. Joyner, Ph.D., consisted of a two-part program, one for new presidents and then the institute itself.
A student-centered, mission-focused president, Laurie M. Joyner,Ph.D., always keeps students first in her mind, so much so that she recently took time to meet with a few recruits of Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach Craig Penney, Dec. 8.