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Elmhurst College Names 14th President

Dr. Troy VanAken, currently president of Thiel College in Pennsylvania, will begin his presidency this summer.

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.

The Cost of a Diploma

A College of Values and Value

Elmhurst scores high in a new study by Money magazine of the real-world value of 1,500 colleges and universities.


Professor Judy Grimes Retires, Leaving a Legacy Reaching from Elmhurst to Jamaica

More than 100 Elmhurst alumni returned to campus to honor Grimes with an alumni band concert on May 7 in Hammerschmidt Chapel.

Elmhurst Clicks in Rankings of Online Programs

The College gets high marks for overall value and its degree programs in IT and Big Data.

Elmhurst’s Suellen Rocca to Receive Honorary Doctorate from School of the Art Institute

The award recognizes Rocca’s achievements as a member of the pioneering artists’ group called the Hairy Who.

Chicago Tribune Features Elmhurst Alum Jeffrey Bergholtz

Bergholtz, an elementary school principal in Norridge, was the recipient of Elmhurst College’s Michael Feldman Educational Leadership Award.

U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon Speaks at Annual Governmental Forum

Fardon, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, presented 'American Life and Law: Justice in the 21st Century' on April 28.

James Hile to Join Elmhurst Faculty as Director of Bands

An award-winning educator and conductor, Dr. Hile will conduct the Wind Ensemble, teach classes in music education, and administer all aspects of the band program.

Elmhurst Sophomore Named a Golden Apple Scholar

Geoffrey Rozo's award includes a scholarship and a variety of resources that will prepare him to teach in a school with academic or economic need.

Jeff Corwin Talks about Animal Conservation

Emmy Award–winning television host, author and biologist Jeff Corwin presented '100 Heartbeats' at the College on April 14.

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