Daily Archives: April 13, 2016

ACCESSIBLE FOR ALL — Lee West (’10) presented on the climate Hope College presents to transgenders.

Transgender Conference

On Tuesday, April 11, Alexis Brenner’s (’16) senior project for her women’s and gender studies class debuted on campus. The Transgender Conference had three sessions throughout the day. “Becoming Trans: The History and Politics of a Category,” delivered by Dr. Cael Keegan of Grand Valley State University, discussed the centuries old record of trans-life. Despite…


Provost Rich Ray steps down

President John Knapp sent out an email on Monday, April 11, at approximately 3:45 p.m. to faculty and staff notifying them that Rich Ray was stepping down as provost, effective immediately. In the email, Knapp stated, “It is my belief that new and different leadership is needed for Hope’s academic program,” and commented that he…