New Faculty Roll Call

Rhodes professors equip students to think and understand in new ways through rigorous academics and opportunities for exploration outside of the classroom. The college welcomes 15 new faculty to its distinguished roster for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Rhodes Students Walk Alongside Refugees Striving for a Promising Future

Refugee Empowerment Program is located a five-minute drive from the Rhodes campus in the Binghampton neighborhood. REP assists the refugee and immigrant population of Memphis through education, advocacy, and support programs.Rhodes students Khiem Nguyen and Mildred Vazquez spent this summer there serving as literacy coaches.

Annie Paris ’21 is Helping Make the World Golf Championships a Success in Memphis

One Rhodes rising junior has been at the center of the action for the last six months, preparing for the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Forty-six of the top 50 players in the world will be participating and, as golfers and golf lovers from around the world descend on Memphis July 24-28, Paris hopes their star power elevates Memphis and recruits more supporters for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  

Rhodes College Announces New Key Positions in Academic Affairs

Three Rhodes faculty members have joined the Office of Academic Affairs, which is dedicated to empowering a community of strong teacher-scholars and developing transformative programs and experiences for a talented student body. They are Dr. Tim Huebner, associate provost; Dr. Natalie Person, dean for curricular development; and Dr. Amy Jasperson, dean for faculty development. They assumed their new roles July 1.

Rhodes Featured Among the “Best and Most Interesting” Colleges

Rhodes College, with a learning environment that is beautiful, community-centered, and transformative, is once again featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The 2020 guide delivers an insider’s look at what it’s really like to be a student at the “best and most interesting” schools in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland.