Dr. Elliot A. Tanis, who retired from the Hope mathematics faculty in 2000 after teaching at the college for 35 years, died on Thursday, July 22, 2021. He was 87.
A pilot program by Hope College and Western Theological Seminary (WTS) to provide a Christian liberal arts education to incarcerated men at Muskegon Correctional Facility in Muskegon, MI has shown such initial success that the college is now pursuing accreditation for a full Bachelor of Arts degree.
Dr. Robert Gentenaar, who retired as an associate professor of economics emeritus in 2000 after 23 years at the college, died on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. He was 82.
With the global COVID-19 pandemic having denied the Class of 2020 its Commencement and other year-end milestones, Hope blended elements of the ceremony and a reunion in an on-campus celebration for members of the class on Saturday, May 22.