Introducing Audrey Bilger, President-Elect of Reed College

The Reed College Board of Trustees has unanimously appointed Audrey Bilger as the 16th president of Reed College. Bilger is the first woman to be selected for the post. She joins the Reed community from Pomona College, where she served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college and professor of English.

Author Leni Zumas interviews author and Prof. Peter Rock about his new book The Night Swimmers for BOMB magazine.

Prof. of History Joshua Howe helps Politifact check presidential candidate Joe Biden’s record on environmental protection. 

Ron Herndon ’70 is awarded Portland’s Citizen of the Year, Portland Observer.

Acting President Porter contributes to a piece on the state of American colleges for the Times Higher Education, London (free registration needed).

Prof. of Music Mark Burford talks about Mahalia Jackson’s New Orleans roots for American Routes (second hour).

Prof. of Anthropology Charlene Makley speaks to the pervasiveness of censorship in China studies journals for the Chronicle of Higher Ed.

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