Prescott College News


Prescott College Featured in Princeton Review Best 379 Colleges August 07, 2014

Prescott College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2015 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 379 Colleges. In addition to the Best 379 list, Prescott College has ranked among the Best Western Regional Colleges and was named among the 322 Green Colleges by Princeton Review this year as well.

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Letter from President John Van Domelen: Restructure July 09, 2014

Dear friends of Prescott College,

I write to let you know that because of the need to reduce costs given lower enrollments while maintaining the quality of our distinctive curriculum and student experience at Prescott College, we have undertaken several significant initiatives including layoffs.

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Prescott College Restructures in Changing Nationwide Enrollment Environment June 25, 2014

In line with a nationwide decline in enrollments at private liberal arts colleges, Prescott College has seen a decrease in student numbers over the past three years. Because of the responsibility to maintain financial integrity and sustainability while maintaining the quality of the distinctive curriculum and student experience at Prescott College, Dr. John Van Domelen, President of the College announced that Prescott College is undertaking several significant initiatives including layoffs.

“Unfortunately, this week we have completed the restructuring of the College by implementing a reduction in force which has reduced the number of employees,” said Van Domelen. “These departures are particularly painful given the excellent work these good people have done for Prescott College and our students. Each person whose position is eliminated is receiving a severance package and support in finding future employment.”

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  • April 24, 2014

    - Prescott College Featured in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition"
  • April 09, 2014

    - Learning: Grounded and Growing Colloquium
  • April 02, 2014

    - Prescott College Hosts Several Earth “Month” Activities
  • April 01, 2014

    - Sixth Annual Sustainability Symposium at Prescott College
  • March 24, 2014

    - Prescott College is the first private college certified as a Veteran Supportive Campus in Arizona.
  • February 28, 2014

    - Prescott College Commits to Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution
  • January 14, 2014

    - Inaugural Prescott Martin Luther King Jr. Peace and Justice March
  • January 14, 2014

    - Prescott College Awarded TechFoundation Grant for Digital Storytelling in Support of Community Service
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