Rhodes College is the recipient of a $600,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a partnership with the National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM).
After a national search, Dr. Milton Moreland has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Rhodes College.
A program designed to create a better sense of community on campus during the summer is bringing together students doing research in the sciences.
Milton Moreland is Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and professor of religious studies. Dr. Moreland received his M.A. and his Ph.D. in New Testament and Christian Origins from the Claremont Graduate University. Since 1993, he has served as a Senior Field Supervisor at the archaeological excavation in Sepphoris, Israel. Dr. Moreland has also excavated in Cyprus and led study tours in Greece, Turkey, and Jordan. Currently he also directs excavations at Native American and Ante-bellum archaeological sites in Tennessee.
Dr. Milton Moreland of Rhodes′ archaeology program and religious studies department recently received The Cleo Dunning-Alfred Billingsley Cemetery Preservation Award.