Faculty News

Movie Deal for Professor’s Book on Recovered Skinhead

Professor of Communication Jody Roy has signed a movie option agreement with East Gate Entertainment for her book Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead: The Frank Meeink Story as told to Jody M. Roy, Ph.D. Roy’s publisher Hawthorne Books made the announcement on its website on Tuesday. Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead is Frank Meeink’s raw telling of his descent into… Continue reading

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Williams Defends Wisconsin’s Teacher Preparation Programs

Jeanne Williams, Professor of Educational Studies at Ripon College and President of the Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, is in the news defending Wisconsin colleges’ teacher preparation against a report by the nonprofit National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). The NCTQ released a report evaluating 2,420 teaching programs nationwide, and Wisconsin colleges did not fare well, in general,… Continue reading

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President Messitte Wins Radio Honor

It isn’t often that a college president is recognized for his work as a radio host and interviewer, but Ripon College President Zach Messitte received just such an honor last month at the Public Radio News Directors annual awards banquet in Cleveland. At the event, hosted by NPR’s Scott Simon, Messitte won second place in the News/Public Affairs Program category… Continue reading

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Messitte Delivers First Lecture at Ripon College

American foreign policy historically has been divided between a mix of idealism and realism, and only an appropriate mix of the two is in the best interests of the United States, says Ripon College President Zach P. Messitte. Messitte helped launch the College’s annual Alumni Weekend as well as the new Summer Heritage Lecture Series on Friday with his first… Continue reading

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Messitte in Metro: Graduates Need to Collaborate

In a recent article published by the online publication Metro Ripon College President Zach Messitte was asked to provide his input on the top things college graduates will need to take with them into the professional world. Messitte, just concluding his first year as Ripon’s president, discussed the value of group projects and understanding teammates and co-workers of every variety.… Continue reading

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Collucci in U.S. News and World Report: “Obama’s Foreign Policy Dithering Proves Costly”

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics at Ripon College, recently published a column for the U.S. News & World Report website about the Obama administration’s foreign policy with a critical eye on Libya and Syria, in particular. To read the entire piece, click here: Obama’s Foreign Policy Dithering Proves Costly To learn more about Politics and Government at Ripon College,… Continue reading

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