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Allison Glass/News Volunteer and Mount Vernon City Schools board of education member Cheryl Feasel, right, explains the costs associated with entertainment to Mount Vernon Middle School eighth-grader John Humphrey, left, at the MVMS Real Money Real World simulation put on by the Knox County Ohio State University Extension Office Thursday.

‘Real’ life lesson on money

Creating and sticking to a budget can be difficult for even adults to manage, but with the help of the Knox County Ohio State University Extension Office, eighth-graders at Mount Vernon Middle School got a small taste of some of the struggles associated with proper financing Thursday morning during the Real Money Real World simulation.

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October 19, 2018

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Gambier posts administrator job

The Village of Gambier posted the job opening and its description Tuesday for the village administrator position, seeking candidates with at least 10 years of municipal government experience who are prepared to lead day-to-day village operations.

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October 18, 2018

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Larry Di Giovanni/News A graphic showing Kenyon’s average endowment level per full-time student, at slightly more than $200,000, was part of a presentation recently with Kenyon President Sean Decatur, David Feldman and Susan Tomasky. The endowment is well below that of comparable private, liberal arts schools including Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, and Oberlin College and Denison University, both in Ohio.

Kenyon education costs explained

An economic-driven presentation Saturday at Kenyon College delved into the reasons that a Kenyon education, and higher education in general at American colleges and universities, costs so much and continues to increase in price.

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October 17, 2018

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