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Faculty Votes to Preserve Salaries and Financial Aid

The Phillips Academy faculty viewed a presentation on the results of the “Ranking of Priorities” handout at Tuesday night’s faculty meeting organized by the Faculty Working Group on Facilities and Budget. Responses to the “Priorities” survey revealed that administrators and instructors feel most strongly about protecting faculty and staff salaries, assuring the Academy’s $8.6 million…

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Construction of Gelb Science Center Continues During Break

Though the snow may have blanketed the Phillips Academy campus over break, the two feet of snow did not hinder the Office of the Physical Plant (OPP) from making progress on the numerous construction projects currently underway. The winter term has ushered in new stages in planning and development of the Richard L. Gelb Science…

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OAR Shifts Focus, Hires Young Alumni Director Savino

Looking to forge stronger ties with young alumni, the Phillips Academy Office of Academy Resources (OAR) has hired Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs Jenny Savino to lead Young Alumni Programs in hopes of maintaining connections with recent graduates attending college. Ms. Savino hopes to develop stronger programs for mentoring and career networking and wants to…

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Chase Enjoys Sabbatical at U.C. Berkeley

Spending time studying in a picturesque beachside city with friends and family may not sound like the typical job description of a Phillips Academy Head of School. These activities, however, have become the major focus of Head of School Barbara Chase’s daily routine since she began her sabbatical in the fall. Mrs. Chase is enjoying…

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Faculty Vote For More Lenient PA Sports Program

Shortly after winter vacation commenced, the Phillips Academy faculty “voted to vote” on an amended athletic requirement. The vote, which occurred on December 17, signals an encouraging victory for the student body. The results of the faculty vote show that they agree with the opinion held by most students that the requirement should be made…

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