Our New President

The First 100 Days

Join us as we document President Troy VanAken’s first 100 days in office with photos, stories and video.

Campus News

Elmhurst College Names 14th President

Dr. Troy VanAken comes to Elmhurst from Thiel College in Pennsylvania, where he served as president.

A Top College

Elmhurst Cracks Top 10 in U.S. News

The College has moved up a notch in both the Best Colleges and Best Value categories of the magazine’s annual survey.

Campus News

A Top Ranking

Money magazine’s most recent list of top colleges ranks Elmhurst sixth in Illinois.


Jelks to give Martin Luther King Jr. lecture on February 8

Author and American studies scholar Randal Maurice Jelks to give Martin Luther King Jr. lecture on February 8.

Elmhurst Names New Vice President for Academic Affairs

April Edwards, currently vice president for academic affairs at Ursinus College, will start at Elmhurst in June.

Top 10 News Stories of 2016

Elmhurst College had an eventful year as it welcomed and inaugurated a new president, moved up even further in several national college rankings, and hosted popular cultural events on campus.

Elmhurst College Celebrates Highly Successful Fall Fundraising Efforts

More than $1 million in gifts was pledged to Elmhurst College in the first two weeks of December, building on a series of highly successful fund-raising efforts during the Fall Term.

College to Showcase Artwork from 10 Area High Schools

The 18th annual exhibition supports arts education with tours and scholarships for students.

Master’s Entry in Nursing Practice Students Achieve 100% Pass Rate on NCLEX

Every member of the 2016 graduating class went on to pass the national licensing exam that determines whether candidates are qualified to practice nursing.

Elmhurst Students and Faculty Present at National Honors Conference

Professor Mary Kay Mulvaney and three Honors Program students join nearly 2,000 students and faculty members who attended this year’s National Collegiate Honors Council conference.

Elmhurst College Launches Virtual Campus Tour

Prospective students can virtually explore the Elmhurst campus anytime via

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