Gettysburg Magazine - Fall 2018

From the President

As many of you know, I announced in May that I will be retiring as president of Gettysburg College following the 2018–19 academic year. Not surprisingly, this is a bittersweet moment. Read more.


Back—to—back champions
What goes into building a championship team?

Battlefield as teacher
Gettysburg’s largest classroom is located steps away from campus.

Discovering her resilience
A transformative study abroad experience led Rhiannon Winner ’19 to consider joining the United States Marine Corps.

Will we cause our own mass extinction?
Research by geologist Bob Gastaldo ’72 provides new clues.



Big picture

Do great work

Class notes

You can find class notes beginning on page 31 of the pdf of the magazine.

Parting shot

Physics Prof. Sharon Stephenson on moving “into legend and lore”