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Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 9:17am

Kathryn A. (Kate) Morris assumed the presidency of St. Lawrence University on July 1, following the retirement of Bill Fox, who led the university for 12 years. President Morris,  the 19th president of St. Lawrence, has dedicated her life to higher education and chose to become a professor because she understood the impact of teaching and mentoring on students’ lives. She arrived at St. Lawrence following a distinguished career at Butler University, where she...

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 8:35am

The presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium member institutions have issued a statement following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial in Minnesota. The statement reads:

Today, a jury convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murder in the May 25, 2020 killing of George Floyd. 

Like communities across the nation, our campuses have been roiled by Mr. Floyd’s murder and by the violence inflicted upon people of color in incidents that are far...

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 11:56am

The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium has declared Wednesday, March 31, to be NY6 International Students Day, in recognition of the many ways these students enrich our campuses and communities. International students will receive a small token of appreciation from the Consortium, and their campuses will celebrate the day as well.

“Our institutions place great value on global education, and the presence of international students in our classrooms and throughout campus life...

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 11:16am

The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU), last week released testing data for its members, 100+ private, not-for-profit colleges and universities across New York State. According to the CICU report, more than 854,000 tests were conducted from August 1 through October 27, with just 1,354 positive results, a positivity rate of 0.16%. 

“The...

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 2:05pm

The presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium member institutions have issued a statement opposing the changes to visa regulations for international students and visiting scholars which have been proposed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The proposed regulations would end the practice of issuing visas for the duration of a student’s academic studies or a scholar’s academic appointment and institute a fixed-term visa. The statement reads:

The member...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 9:39am

National rankings continue to favor the members of the New York Six Consortium. In the US News Best Colleges rankings issued this week, the six schools were ranked among the best national liberal arts colleges, the best value schools, and schools with the best undergraduate teaching. Hamilton College was tied for ninth among the best national liberal arts Colleges, and Colgate University was tied for 20th on that list. Union College was included among the best undergraduate engineering...

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 3:12pm

All New York Six member schools have been named to the Princeton Review Best Colleges list for 2021. Among the categories in which the schools received top-20 recognition were Most Accessible Professors/Professors Get High Marks, Best Career Services, Best Classroom Experience, Best College Theater, Best Science Lab Facilities, Best Run Colleges, and Most Active Student Governments.

The members of the New York Six are Colgate University, Hamilton College, Hobart and William Smith...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 4:47pm

The presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium today issued a statement objecting to the Trump Administration’s recent actions limiting opportunities for international students and scholars on American college campuses. These actions include new restrictions in the Student and Exchange Visitor Program imposed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the suspension of the H-1B nonimmigrant visa program for skilled workers, through which colleges...

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 2:08pm

The New York Six is pleased to launch our new faculty website. The website contains information about seed grant funding, opportunities for faculty collaborations, professional and leadership development events, and more! Find us here: www.newyork6faculty.org.

Read all about this and more in our new faculty newsletter:...

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 10:44am

As colleges across the country have closed their doors in response to the coronavirus pandemic, we have seen the New York Six institutions take swift action: getting off-campus study students and faculty home, shifting instruction to remote learning, and working with international students to travel home or remain on campus. Department and program seminars, national and international conferences, and other scholarly activities have been either canceled, postponed, or...

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