Posts by Mary Platt

Jim Doti, Longtime President of Chapman University, Announces Date He Will Step Down From Presidency At the Close of His 25th Year as President, Doti Will Return to Teaching Full-Time on the Economics Faculty on August 31, 2016

September 28, 2015 by | Press Room

James L. Doti, Ph.D., longtime president of Chapman University, today announced his intention to step down from the presidency and return to teaching on the Chapman economics faculty on August 31, 2016, at the close of his 25th year as leader of the University. Doti was selected as the University’s 12th president in 1991, after

Strength in Cognitive Diversity’ Chapman University to present first dyslexia summit on Oct. 23, free and open to the public

September 24, 2015 by | Happenings

Chapman University will present its first annual Dyslexia Summit: “Strength in Cognitive Diversity,” on Friday, Oct. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The conference will take place in Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall 404. The event is free and open to the public. However, advance registration is required. Online registration is open now at The

Chapman University Stays Steady at #7 in U.S. News Rankings

September 10, 2015 by | Happenings

Chapman University has maintained its #7 ranking in the West in the prestigious “America’s Best Colleges” listings from U.S. News & World Report magazine. In the 2016 rankings released this week, Chapman held at #7 (tied with University of Portland) among 120 peer institutions in the West in the influential rankings, which many high school

President Doti did it — he has climbed the highest peaks in Australia and Southeast Asia SUCCESS on Mt. Kosciuszko and Carstensz Pyramid - Two Summits in One Week

September 1, 2015 by | Happenings

CHECK THIS BLOG FOR UPDATES ON PRESIDENT DOTI’S NEW MOUNTAINEERING ADVENTURE!  Read down: the latest updates are posted on top. September 9, 2015 — SUCCESS ON MT. KOSCIUSZKO, AUSTRALIA!                       From Adam Doti:  “Making one more quick stop on way home. Highest point in Australia.

Chapman Guitar Quartet wins prestigious national competition

April 3, 2015 by | Happenings

The Chapman University Guitar Quartet — comprised of students Sean Atkinson ’16, Nate Brown ’16, Chris Horney ’15 and Brandon Miranda ’16 — has won first place in the Collegiate Quartet Division of the 14th Annual Brownsville Guitar Festival and Competition, held at the University of Texas, Brownsville.  It’s the third time a Chapman student

Kerk Kee awarded half-million-dollar CAREER grant from National Science Foundation

March 30, 2015 by | Happenings

Kerk Kee, Ph.D., assistant professor at Chapman University in the Department of Communication Studies, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been awarded a five-year CAREER grant of $519,753 from the National Science Foundation for support of his project “Organizational Capacity and Capacity Building for Cyberinfrastructure Diffusion.” According to the NSF, a CAREER (Faculty

Chapman’s spring Shakespeare fest continues

March 17, 2015 by | Happenings

The cavalcade of Shakespearean events at Chapman University continues this spring as the “Shakespeare ReImagined: Interpretations Across the Arts” festival rolls onward. April is a rich month for events examining and celebrating the Bard of Avon as this festival — partnering Chapman with Pacific Symphony for the second year in a row — examines how

Chapman University Receives $7 Million Collection of California Art – and $3 Million for Establishment of Museum – from Newport Coast Collectors Mark and Janet Hilbert

November 10, 2014 by | Press Room

Chapman University has received a major gift of California art, valued at in excess of $7 million, from noted collectors Mark and Janet Hilbert of Newport Coast, in addition to $3 million from the couple toward establishing a museum on campus in which to permanently display the collection to the public. Chapman will celebrate the gift at a dedication event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, 2014, at the former Villa Park Orchards Packing House, 350 N. Cypress Street in Orange. The event will feature a display of paintings from the collection; a lecture by Jean Stern, director of the Irvine Museum; and remarks by the Hilberts and Chapman President Jim Doti.

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