Marsteller Appointed Interim President

Jill Leauber Marsteller ’78, P’18 becomes the college’s 18th president and the first woman to lead the 152-year-old institution.


Recent News

Passport to Study Abroad: Ursinus Selected for Inaugural Grant Program

Spotlight on Summer Fellows

Funding Paves Way for Sustainable Initiatives for First-Year Students

Teagle Foundation Awards $65,000 Grant to Bolster Core Curriculum

Berman Museum of Art Named Best in Montgomery County

Eleven Artists Showcased in Annual Student Exhibition’s 3D Virtual Gallery

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 30th Group of Student Scholars

Citation Speaks to Important Role of Humanities During the Pandemic

Activist Rev. James Lawson Brings Message of Nonviolence to Virtual Event

New “Kindness Rocks” Garden Aims to Plant Seeds of Joy

Professor Creates Class to Ease Students’ Pandemic-Related Suffering

Launch of 88th Annual Student Literary Magazine Celebrates Writers and Visual Artists

Ursinus’s First TEDx Event Explores “A Race Against Time”

Ursinus College Dance Department Presents Spring Site-Specific Concert

Faculty and Staff Share Ways to Support LGBTQ+ Community During Pride Week

Trio of Pre-Med Sorority Sisters Launches Community Service Club

Ursinus to Join “Lights Out” Campaign to Help Migrating Birds

English and Theater Double Major Plays with Business Idea and Scores

Parlee Center Talk Focuses on COVID-19 Vaccines

Bonner Leaders Address Food Insecurity in Norristown

Alumna-Run Food Bank Comes to Aid of Starving Third-Grader

Ursinus Adds Interdisciplinary “Health and Society” Major

“Kissing the Witch” Re-imagines Classic Folk Tales on Ursinus Stage

Ursinus Vigil to Mark National Day of Mourning

Ursinus College Theater to Present Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Making His Case: Marks Book Advocates for the Liberal Arts

Ursinus Student Journalists Grab Headlines in Local News

Pre-Law Society Courts Big Names for Spring Events and Continues Mentorship Program

Staff and Faculty Stories Reveal a Would-be Astronaut and Former Steel Mill Worker Among Us

Community Health Class Blends Service Learning with COVID-19 Impact

Resources for Reporters 

The Higher Ed Report for Journalists

Impact of COVID-19
Resources for reporters on how coronavirus impacts colleges and universities; links to virtual admitted students experiences; and information about how graduating seniors are adjusting their career searches.

Addressing “Hidden” College Costs: A Donor-based Solution to Costs Beyond Tuition
How philanthropy can support students, and trending toward more focused giving.

When a Small Data Point Leads to Big Student Success
Ursinus College has had success using some creative markers to not only track, but predict, students who may struggle on campus.

It Takes a Village to Recruit a Student
Ursinus puts its people, and not only its admissions staff, on the front lines of the recruitment process.

Busting the Myth of the Penniless Poet
Myth #1: Liberal arts grads end up stuck in low-paying jobs. Fact: Liberal arts graduates are successful, and happy, across a wide variety of fields.

Strategies for Choosing Your School 
Many students who are admitted to multiple schools don’t have a clear first choice. What should they consider when making a decision?

College Price
What the average American college actually pays for their education isn’t always clear. Hint: it’s a lot less than sticker price.

Ursinus Publications

Ursinus Magazine       ursi: Ursinus Research Magazine

Ursinus In the News

  • Even with the delta variant, Ursinus College expects a better fall with a mostly vaccinated campus

    This feature story in The Philadelphia Inquirer details how Ursinus College is preparing for the 2021-22 academic year. 

  • Vaccination Alone Isn’t Enough to Keep the Virus Under Control This Fall, One Small College Warns

    In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Vice President for Academic Affairs mark Schneider discusses the data driven approach that Ursinus uses to help prepare for a residential undergraduate experience in the midst of a pandemic. 

  • How Black Foragers Find Freedom in the Natural World

    Professor and Chair of Environment Studies Patrick Hurley is quoted in this New York Times feature on new food sources and land separation. 

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