Enrollment is up at art schools across the country, but after 135 years, Watkins College of Art is closing its doors. The small Nashville art school has become the second in recent years to keep its memory alive by merging into Belmont University. In the weeks since the news broke, tensions have arisen between the […]
The president of Watkins College of Art came under fire Wednesday by a room full of students and faculty disheartened by the news that Belmont University will be absorbing the small arts school.
Rick Byrd, the coach of Belmont men’s basketball for more than three decades, announced today that he’s retiring, following a season of historic milestones.
Listen / Belmont’s women’s basketball team is preparing to go to the NCAA Tournament for the 4th consecutive year. And this is the last tournament for their scoring powerhouse, Darby Maggard. The senior guard has become a Belmont legend for scoring nearly 2,000 points, and she’s achieved these record-breaking numbers despite her size.
Listen / As students return to campuses across Middle Tennessee, more of them are from overseas. Vanderbilt and Belmont have more than doubled their international freshman enrollment since 2009. Public universities like Austin Peay and Middle Tennessee State have also seen gains, and it isn’t by accident.
Belmont University announced a plan Tuesday to merge with the Franklin-based O’More College of Design. This upcoming fall, all O’More students will move to Belmont’s campus in Nashville. The plan will unite the two schools’ graphic design programs and sees Belmont taking on three others: interior design, fashion design and fashion merchandising. Belmont President […]
Nashville universities are highlighting their rising status on the US News and World Report’s annual rankings made public Tuesday morning.
Belmont University has more than doubled its enrollment since the year 2000.