Lisa Baldwin, M.A., presidential spouse, was chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in a panel at the Presidents Institute in January 2022. The panel topic will be “Reengaging Your Role with Energy: Coming Back from COVID,” during which panelists will address how presidential spouses and partners are reengaging with on- and off-campus communities in ways that are energizing but still following health and safety protocols.

Baldwin has also been chosen as one of nine spouses/partners from CIC institutions who will form the CIC Presidents Institute Presidential Spouses and Partners Task Force, a group that will plan and review the programs for spouses and partners at the annual CIC Presidents Institute.


Kelly Bancroft, professional academic and health humanities advisor II, wrote the one-act play “October’s Test,” which posits a near-future where a special protein offers immunity against the dangers of a pandemic and examines how this immunity can impact personal relationships. “October’s Test” will be part of the Pittsburgh New Works Virtual Reading Series, scheduled to occur in 2022.


Morgan R. Clevenger, Ed.D., MBA, associate professor of management, published a journal article stemming from dissertation work he co-authored with Cynthia MacGregor, Ed.D., professor at Missouri State University. The article, “Corporate philanthropy and beyond,” will be included in Philanthropy & Education and includes mention of Hiram College’s Tech and Trek program as a national best practice.


Michelle Nario-Redmond, Ph.D., professor of psychology and biomedical humanities, was interviewed on the podcast “New Books in Education” to discuss her book, “Ableism: The Causes and Consequences of Disability Prejudice.”

In addition, her book was recently reviewed by both The New Books Network and Disability Studies Quarterly.

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