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February 24, 2020

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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.

Bias and privilege discussion

During MLK Forum at Bluffton University Jan. 21

Dr. LaShonda Gurley, director of the Center for Career and Vocation at Bluffton University, will present, “Walking the Talk: Transforming the Dream into Reality,” at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in Yoder Recital Hall.

During the presentation, Gurley will relate portions of King’s well-known and often quoted 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech to the areas of bias and the privilege we recognize in 2020. 

Beavers kickoff 2020 indoor track-field season at Findlay

The Bluffton University Track and Field team kicked off the 2020 indoor season at the Findlay Open on a rainy Saturday, Jan. 11.

Showing off on the distance side was freshman Max Chandler (Liberty Township/Lakota East) who had a terrific race for his first-ever 3k! Chandler came in 7th with a time of 9:40. "He was very aggressive and confident," stated Coach Wells. Another great performance came from senior Bailie Barrington (Waynesfield/Waynesfield-Goshen) in the mile race. She placed 5th in a field of 12 with a time of 5:44. Barrington also qualified for the conference meet.

Gillig scores 17, has 13 rebounds in Bluffton loss

The Bluffton University women's basketball team fell behind 25-7 at the end of one quarter and it was too much to overcome as Hanover College held off the Beavers for a 62-53 win on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Bluffton slipped to 8-5 overall and 2-4 in the Heartland Conference, while Hanover improved to 7-5 with a spotless 6-0 mark in the HCAC heading into the Panthers' showdown with 6-0 Transylvania on Wednesday night.

It’s Hanover over Beavers in HCAC match

The Bluffton University men's basketball team traveled to Hanover, IN, to take on the Hanover College Panthers in a Heartland Conference clash on Saturday, Jan. 11. While the game was back and forth for much of the first half, the Panthers pulled away late for a 63-44 victory over the Beavers.