Anne Beard Tapped as Chief of Staff at Rhodes College

Anne Beard has been named chief of staff at Rhodes College. She graduated from the college in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in international studies and currently serves as director of development for the Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law.

Mock Trial at Rhodes to Host National Championship, Celebrates 35th Year

Not all colleges get to hold a national championship in their city. But Rhodes College will get that chance in April 2023, when it hosts the American Mock Trial Association National Championship that will bring to Memphis the top 48 teams in the country. And, to top it off, this is the program’s 35th anniversary.

English Department Chair Leslie Petty Honored for Outstanding Faculty Service

Dr. Leslie Petty, associate professor of English and chair of the department at Rhodes College, was presented the 2022 Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service on Aug. 19 at the college’s Opening Convocation. This is an annual ceremony to mark a new academic session and welcome the new Rhodes class.