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Dr. Darrin Good, 17th President of Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Dr. Darrin Good Named NWU's 17th President

Dr. Darrin Good has been named the 17th President of Nebraska Wesleyan University. 

Nebraska Wesleyan University Board of Governors Chair Susan Gourley announced the appointment today, following unanimous approval by the university’s governing body. 

“Dr. Good is an energetic, values-based leader, who is a sincere advocate for the liberal arts,” said Gourley. “He is student-centered and innovative as proven in the many programs and partnerships he has developed to benefit the institutions and students he has served.”

U.S. News Names NWU a Top Regional University

U.S. News & World Report has named Nebraska Wesleyan University a top regional university. 

NWU is ranked among the top 10 percent of the colleges and universities named to the Regional Universities — Midwest category in the annual college rankings, which were released September 10. 

Polivka Family: Four NWU Diplomas

NWU Degree Becomes Tradition for Polivka Family

When Dalton Polivka walked across the stage at commencement in May, he not only earned his degree in acting but he continued a family tradition of earning a Nebraska Wesleyan University diploma.

The tradition began with Dalton’s father, Marion. 

Chance Kennicutt, CHIP Program

Window to the World: After an Array of Experiences, Boren Scholar Headed to Latvia

Chance Kennicutt came to Nebraska Wesleyan intending to major in business. He thought law school might be in his future but wasn’t certain. But a class taught in an Old Main classroom became his window to the world. 

He vividly recalls his first semester when he was enrolled in Kelly Bauer’s comparative politics class.  

"Tribes," NWU student-directed show

With Deafness a Central Issue of the Play “Tribes,” Theatre Students Embrace Challenge of Learning Sign Language

Last year when Anna Sell studied abroad in London she made a visit to a local bookstore where she skimmed through plays hoping to find inspiration for the play she would direct the following year. 

She came upon the play, “Tribes,” and never looked back. 

William Wyman retires after 44 years at NWU.

Swan Song: After 44 Years at NWU, “Doc” Wyman to Conduct Final Concert

Let dreamers dream what worlds they please
Those edens can't be found
The sweetest flowers
The fairest trees
Are grown in solid ground
We're neither pure nor wise nor good
We'll do the best we know
We'll build our house and chop our wood
And make our garden grow
And make our garden grow