Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Barton College seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice with an anticipated start date of August 2016. Responsibilities The successful candidate will teach 24 (twenty-four) credit hours annually at all levels of Criminology and Criminal Justice coursework, with the possibility of instruction during weekends or evenings. Additional responsibilities include: academic advising for declared or intended major students; ongoing professional scholarship; and service to the School of Sciences, the College campus, and local community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, with evidence of active student engagement. Ability to assist in the recruitment of students for the Criminology and Criminal Justice […]

Barton College Closed Friday, January 22, 2016

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Inclement Weather Update For Thursday Evening, January 21, 2016 —  Thursday evening classes will be held as scheduled. For Friday, January 22, 2016 —  As a result of inclement weather expected overnight into Friday, Barton College offices will be closed and all classes have been canceled for Friday, Jan. 22.  For Saturday Morning, January 23, 2016 — All classes have been canceled for Saturday, Jan. 23. The Admissions Open House has been postponed until Saturday, February 20. For Monday Morning, January 25, 2016 — Barton College will be on a normal operating schedule on Monday, Jan. 25.  Please continue to monitor the Barton College web site, email, and the inclement weather phone […]

Barton College on Normal Operating Schedule

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Barton College is currently on a normal operating schedule. Please check here periodically for any changes as the weather situation develops. Inclement weather notices will be posted at https://www.barton.edu/alert and on our main Facebook and Twitter pages: https://facebook.com/bartoncollege https://twitter.com/bartoncollege

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Barton Adds Lacrosse and Swimming to Athletics Offerings

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(by Benny Benton, Sports Information Director) WILSON, N.C. – Barton College will add women’s lacrosse and men’s and women’s swimming as intercollegiate sports beginning with the 2016-17 season, school officials have announced. Barton College President Douglas Searcy first shared the news publicly at a quarterly meeting of the institution’s faculty and staff. “As we add new students to our campus community, we focus on choices that strengthen academic programming, positive campus experiences, and provide mentorship to support student learning and engagement,” Searcy said. “Based on our research, these teams best fit with our current athletics infrastructure, meet our academic and enrollment goals, and contribute to the quality of campus life […]

Assistant/Associate Professor of Communications

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The School of Visual, Performing, and Communication Arts invites applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Communications, with an emphasis in Public Relations and innovative technologies for the evolving media landscape, beginning mid-August 2016. This is a tenure-track position with teaching expectations at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, with evidence of active student engagement. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and level of experience. Responsibilities Responsibilities for the position include: teaching undergraduate courses with the possibility of instruction during weekends or evenings; advising students; supervising student co-curricular clubs and activities; and providing service to the School of Visual, Performing, […]

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

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The School of Humanities at Barton College invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position in Philosophy at the Assistant Professor level, to begin Fall 2016. Responsibilities The successful candidate will teach all undergraduate courses in Philosophy, as well as occasional courses in Religious Studies. The typical teaching load is eight (8) total three (3) hour credit courses per academic year, with a class size capped at no more than 25.  Most courses are cross-listed with General Education core, and include focus on one of the following skills: writing, oral communication, or critical thinking.  Course delivery options include face-to-face, hybrid, or online.  Ongoing professional scholarship and service, student recruiting and advising, […]

Barton College Names New President

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WILSON, N.C. — Douglas N. Searcy, Ph.D., was announced as the 12th president of Barton College on Friday, January 9, 2015. Dr. Searcy was elected by the Barton College Board of Trustees during a called executive session on Thursday, December 18, 2014.  A search committee composed of trustees and representatives of the faculty, staff, and students recommended Dr. Searcy to the Board of Trustees at the conclusion of an extensive national search.  Dr. Searcy is currently Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va., where he is regarded as a decisive leader, skillful collaborator, and strategic visionary. Gregg A. DeMar, chair of the Barton College […]

Barton Students Prepare Christmas Gifts for Children in Need

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WILSON, N.C. – The Christmas Spirit is strong at Barton College. Students, along with faculty, staff, and others across the campus and Wilson communities, came together to gather items and prepare gift boxes just in time for the holidays. The efforts are all a part of Barton’s support for Operation Christmas Child. Dozens of First-Year Seminar (FYS) students crowded Kennedy Family Theatre before Thanksgiving break. Eleven FYS classes packaged nearly 200 gift boxes full of special items both purchased and collected. Barton’s Office of Admissions, the Student Government Association, and others donated items for each box. “FYS classes gathered items for boys and girls in three different age groups,” explained Dr. […]

Grubb Installs “Voyager” Sculpture on Barton’s Campus

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Time Lapse of the Installation   Raising “Voyager”   North Carolina artist Tom Grubb, assisted by Barton faculty and students, installed “Voyager,” a sculpture composed of bamboo and colored rope, on Barton College’s east campus on Sept. 19. Grubb has been a professional artist installing monumental site-specific sculptures in the United States and abroad since 1980. He was the executive director of the Fayetteville Museum of Art from 1990 through 2010, and, prior to that appointment, he was the interim director and artist-in-residence at the Museum. He funded his studies in graduate school by working on ships in the North Atlantic Ocean as a crewman and eventually as captain. His education […]