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Presidential Transition

Longtime President Scott Bierman will retire after the 2022-23 academic year

President Scott Bierman has a 14-year legacy of vision, financial stability, innovation, and the leadership required to confidently guide the campus through a global pandemic.

Bierman became Beloit College’s 11th president in 2009, moving the college forward by emphasizing innovation, foresight, and a positive campus culture. “Being a college that changes lives is far more than a catch phrase; it is the lived experience of thousands of Beloiters,” he wrote in his message to the community announcing his decision to retire.

Read more about President Bierman’s accomplishments while at Beloit

President Scott Bierman walks through lines of class of 2022 students, inviting high fives from h... President Scott Bierman walks through lines of class of 2022 students, inviting high fives from his fellow Beloiters.

  • <article class="inner"><div class="story-block-left"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/12/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10120_Commencement-2020-March.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/12/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10120_Commencement-2020-March.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/12/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10120_Commencement-2020-March.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/12/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10120_Commencement-2020-March.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/12/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10120_Commencement-2020-March.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/12/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10120_Commencement-2020-March.jpg" alt="The Beloit College class of 2020 finally had their chance to have an in-person Commencement cerem…" width="1000" height="667" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/12/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10120_Commencement-2020-March.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/12/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10120_Commencement-2020-March.jpg 3x" loading="lazy"/> </picture> <div class="story-block-caption"> The Beloit College class of 2020 finally had their chance to have an in-person Commencement ceremony, having missed their chance to do so during a global pandemic. </div></div><div class="story-block-right"><h5 class="story-block-meta"> Celebrating the <strong>Class of 2020</strong> </h5><h4 class="story-block-title"> Beloit welcomes class of 2020 back for a special Commencement program </h4><div class="story-block-text"> After the pandemic prevented their in-person graduation, the class of 2020 finally had the chance to walk across the Middle College stage this weekend, surrounded by family and friends.<br/><br/>They received one-of-a-kind baseball caps, champagne flutes, and a fun-filled weekend to make up for lost time with their classmates and campus mentors.<br/><br/><a class="arrow-btn" href="/live/news/4209-beloit-welcomes-class-of-2020-back-for-a-special">Read more <span class="lw_sr_only">about the Class of 2020’s experience</span></a> </div></div></article>
College Rankings

U.S. News ranks Beloit College’s first-year experience 11th

Beloit College’s first-year experience program, innovative curriculum emphasizing career-readiness, and the value of its world-class liberal arts education are highlighted in the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The college’s Advanced Mentoring Program (AMP) matches incoming students with faculty advisors within hours of their Beloit commitment. The Fellows program fast-tracks first-year students interested in STEM, creative writing, human rights and social justice, global issues, or entrepreneurship into a network of dedicated faculty and student peers.

Learn more about the Beloit in the rankings

A view from the rooftop of the Sanger Center for the Sciences shows a park-like Beloit College ca...

  • <article class="inner"><div class="story-block-left"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/89/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/9900_Kenny_Andjestki12_Seaside_OR.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/89/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/9900_Kenny_Andjestki12_Seaside_OR.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/89/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/9900_Kenny_Andjestki12_Seaside_OR.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/89/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/9900_Kenny_Andjestki12_Seaside_OR.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/89/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/9900_Kenny_Andjestki12_Seaside_OR.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/89/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/9900_Kenny_Andjestki12_Seaside_OR.jpg" alt="Kenny Andejeski?12" width="1000" height="563" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/89/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/9900_Kenny_Andjestki12_Seaside_OR.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/89/width/1000/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/9900_Kenny_Andjestki12_Seaside_OR.jpg 3x" loading="lazy"/> </picture> <div class="story-block-caption">Kenny Andejeski’12</div></div><div class="story-block-right"><h5 class="story-block-meta">Inspiring <strong>Alumni</strong></h5><h4 class="story-block-title">Curiosity and common purpose</h4><div class="story-block-text"><p> Kenny Andejeski’12 came to Beloit to become a high school football coach. He left committed to finding common purpose in community and to a life shaped by curiosity.<br/><br/> “Beloit gives students the safety they need to take risks, make and learn from mistakes, and exercise creativity. I also really benefited from the individualized attention given to students by its faculty and coaches.”</p><p><a class="arrow-btn" href="/live/news/4067-curiosity-and-common-purpose">Read Kenny’s story</a></p></div></div></article>

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