Sep. 10, 2015

C of I honored as top liberal arts college

CALDWELL – The College of Idaho was nationally recognized as one of the nation's top academic institutions for liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

C of I ranked No. 169 on the list of “Best Liberal Arts Colleges.” The rankings are based on graduation rate, class sizes, alumni giving percentage and other indicators of academic quality. The school also lead all other Idaho colleges ranked by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rates and freshmen retention rates. C of I is ranked No. 8 among liberal arts colleges in the Northwest.

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Jul. 19, 2016

C of I Hires Jim Everett, Former CEO of the YMCA, as New Swim Coach

by College of Idaho

After retiring from his post at the YMCA in December, Everett was not sure what was next, but he knew it had to be something that aligned with his purpose and passion. Coaching was always in his mind.

Everett, a 10-time Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association champion, three year co-captain, four year Most Valuable Swimmer and the first swimmer inducted into the Albion College Hall of Fame, previously served as head swim coach at the Marietta YMCA in Ohio  and the Boise YMCA, taking both programs to Nationals for the first time. Everett coached multiple athletes who went on to become national champions, including one who was an Olympic Gold medalist and world record holder. Though he spent 41 years working for the “Y”—including building the Treasure Valley facilities into some of the best in the United States—coaching was his calling.

“I have truly come full circle,” Everett said. “I began as a swim coach, and to have the opportunity to return to this calling is a dream come true!”  

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Jun. 14, 2016

C of I Undertakes $17 Million Housing Improvement Project

by College of Idaho

Over the past five years, The College of Idaho has experienced rapid enrollment growth, the launch of new programs and the addition of several new campus buildings.

Now, the C of I is responding to the need for additional student housing by launching a three-phase plan to improve existing residence halls and add new residential housing space to the Caldwell campus. The plan is expected to cost around $17 million, with a target completion date of summer 2018. 

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