Media Coverage 2011



Santa Fe President Delivered Keynote Address at Santa Fe Veterans' Day Ceremony 
On Friday, November 11th, St. John's, Santa Fe, President Michael Peters gave the keynote address at the Veterans’ Day ceremony in Santa Fe, and emphasized the need for shared sacrifice amongst the people of the U.S. when it comes to honoring soldiers in combat and veterans returning from service. The Santa Fe New Mexican covered the ceremony.
Santa Fe New Mexican, November 11, 2011
 

Remembering Martin Appell Dyer
Lawyer and fair-housing advocate was the first African-American to attend St. John's College in Annapolis
Baltimore Sun, September 19, 2011
 

St. John's tutor Andy Kingston shares his music, approach to jazz, and much more on Santa Fe public radio.
St. John’s College, Santa Fe, tutor Andy Kingston was a guest recently on KSFR Radio’s The Jazz Experience with Arlen Asher. They discussed Kingston’s life, approach to jazz, and much more. They also shared several recordings of Andy Kingston and his band. Listen to the program here (thanks to KSFR and Arlen Asher for sharing this audio with us). 
KSFR, September 12 , 2011
 

Santa Fe President Michael P. Peters Interviewed in Forbes Magazine
Alumnus interviews St. John’s College, Santa Fe, President Michael Peters: James Marshall Crotty (SFGI02) wonders “is St. John’s College the antidote to what ails us politically, culturally, and educationally?”
Forbes.com, August, 2011
 

$11 million residential hall will allow school to house 80 percent of its students
Alumnus and donor Warren Winiarski was present at the cornerstone unveiling ceremony to commemorate the new building.
Santa Fe New Mexican, July 29, 2011
 

St. John's College offers 'Life of the Mind' series
"College series allows students to stay immersed during summer"
The Baltimore Sun, July 7, 2011
 

A 'Sea Change' in Admissions
"...a guest post from John Christensen, outgoing director of admissions at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, who shares some thoughts on how his field is changing." 
The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 29, 2011
 

Salvatore Scibona: 'Where I Learned to Read'
Alumnus Salvatore Scibona (SF97), one of The New Yorker's "20 under 40" up-and-coming fiction writers last year, tells how a St. John's College brochure from a high school classmate changed his life. 
The New Yorker, June 13, 2011
 

Bakersfield, CA television: Dr. Norman Levan honored by Santa Fe officials, St. John's College 
Dr. Norman Levan (SFGI74) was honored in Bakersfield, California on Tuesday, August 23rd, for his generosity to St. John’s College. St. John’s Vice President Jim Osterholt presented Dr. Levan with a “Muchas Gracias” certificate on behalf of the Santa Fe mayor and city council.  
KGET.com, August 23, 2011
 

"What will they learn?"
St. John's College is cited by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for focusing on seven key areas of knowledge in their "What Will They Learn?" report.
American Council of Trustees and Alumni, March 8, 2011
 

"Speakers at House Hearing Assail Regulatory Burden on Colleges."
President Christopher Nelson discusses the extensive federal regulations in place for higher education.
Chronicle of Higher Education, March 4, 2011
 

Tecolote Program Inspires Teachers to Great Thoughts
Santa Fe New Meixican article showcases the Tecolote program on the Santa Fe campus.
Santa Fe New Mexican, February 14, 2011
 

President of Lynn University, a St. John's alumnus, revamps curriculum
In this article, "Ramping Up Rigor," Inside Higher Ed magazine describes the newly adopted curriculum standards at Lynn University, implemented by the university's President Kevin M. Ross, who was influenced by his graduate education experience at St. John's. The magazine discusses this move in contrast to recent concerns among higher education experts that adademic standards in colleges and universities have become dishearteningly low.
Inside Higher Ed, February 2, 2011