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February 17, 2020

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Beavers stop Anderson in Heartland tilt

The Bluffton University men's basketball team played host to Anderson University in a Heartland Conference tilt on Saturday, Jan. 18. After a disappointing lossat Earlham College on Wednesday night, the home team was looking to get back in the win column and they did just that by knocking off the Ravens, 81-71. Bluffton improved to 8-7 overall and 4-4 in the conference, while Anderson fell to 8-7 overall and 5-3 in the HCAC.

Jerry Burrey, Ed Diller, Sarah Betts vonSeggern honored

This year's Bluffton University athletics hall of fame inductees

Three exceptional Bluffton University alumni will be honored this year during Bluffton’s Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 15.

In addition, students who have served as mascots J. Denny and Jenny Beaver in 2019, will be revealed. 

Sarah (Betts ’06) vonSeggern will be inducted for achievements in softball. One of the best pitchers in Bluffton softball history, she was previously inducted into the Hall of Fame as a member of Bluffton’s 2004 softball team.

Beavers next test: Anderson

The Bluffton University men's basketball team traveled to Earlham, Ind., on Wednesday, Jan.15, to take on the Earlham College Quakers in a mid-week Heartland Conference clash. It went back-and-forth but unfortunately for the Beavers, the Quakers would pull away late, sealing a 74-67 setback for the visitors. Bluffton fell to 7-7 overall and 3-4 in the Heartland Conference, while Earlham improved to 6-8 overall and 2-5 in the HCAC.

University president Colloquium speaker Jan. 31

 Dr. Jane Wood, president of Bluffton University, will share “A Life In Story: The Construction of Personal Narrative,” during a Colloquium presentation at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, in Centennial Hall’s Stutzman Lecture Hall. 

During the presentation, President Wood will share how individuals construct the “story” of their lives and how they choose to share it in community.

Brianna Gillig hits 28 points in win over Earlham

The Bluffton University women's basketball team welcomed Earlham College to Copeland Court on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. The Beavers picked up another win with a final score of 70-65, improving to 9-5 (3-4 HCAC) while Earlham slipped to 4-10 (3-3 HCAC).

University names vice president for fiscal affairs

Arthur Woodruff graduate of Allen East, Grace College and Indiana Wesleyan

Arthur Woodruff has been appointed as Bluffton University’s vice president for fiscal affairs. Woodruff, who is originally from the Lima area, started his role at Bluffton on Jan. 2.

As a member of the President’s Cabinet and the university’s chief fiscal officer, Woodruff will provide leadership, oversight and stewardship for all aspects of Bluffton's financial resources, as well as oversee business services, human resources and campus facilities and grounds.