Oberlin College George Walker, Trailblazing American Composer, Dies At 96 By Tom Huizenga • Aug 25, 2018 Legislature Passes Bill Designating October 7 Moses Fleetwood Walker Day By Associated Press • Sep 24, 2017 mlb.com A bill designating October 7 as Moses Fleetwood Walker Day in honor of the first black major league baseball player has cleared Ohio's Legislature and is headed to Governor John Kasich's desk. Wittenberg's New President Comes From Oberlin By Associated Press • Feb 12, 2017 wittenberg.edu Wittenberg University has chosen an Oberlin College administrator as its new president. Oberlin College Rescinds Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Dec 24, 2015 people.com Oberlin College officials have rescinded an honorary doctorate of humanities degree issued to comedian Bill Cosby in 2010. First Lady Speaks At Oberlin By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • May 26, 2015 whitehouse.gov First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the graduation ceremony for the Oberlin College class of 2015 yesterday. Oberlin Ranked As Ohio's Best College By Jim Letizia • Jul 26, 2013 Forbes Magazine has named Oberlin College as the best in Ohio. Kenyon College Selects New President By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 19, 2013 The dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oberlin College has been named the next president of Kenyon College. FBI To Probe Oberlin College Incidents By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 8, 2013 Oberlin College says the FBI has agreed to investigate hate-based incidents reported on campus within the last month. Incident Prompts Oberlin To Cancel Classes By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Mar 5, 2013 Oberlin college canceled classes Monday after a report that a person wearing a hooded robe resembling Ku Klux Klan gear was seen near an African heritage building.