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14%

identify as international students

33

miles north of Boston and 5 miles south of Newburyport

25

varsity sports teams

456

acre

campus bordered by the Parker River

410

students

39

Scholastic Art Awards in 2020

28%

of students are on financial aid

$5.5 M

financial aid awarded annually

11

student average class size

18

Scholastic Writing Awards in 2020

14

year average faculty tenure

20

states represented in our student body

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The Next Great Awakening? Reverend Clark ‘78 On The Importance Of Community In Times Of Change

“I always enjoy the challenge and opportunity to come at things a little differently,” says Reverend Bradford Clark ‘78, Rector of Ascension Memorial Church (AMC) in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Given the challenges of being a spiritual leader during a global pandemic, and subsequently having to minister from a distance, the Reverend has had plenty of practice of late.

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Letter from the Head of School: Racial Injustice & An Invitation for Conversation

Dear Governor’s Community,

There are times in life when remaining silent simply is not an option, and this is one of those times. Already in the throes of a global health crisis, we now find our country struggling with the horrific effects of racial injustice. The deaths of George Floyd in Minnesota, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, and too many others to name who died before them, have sparked a national wave of protests.

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The True Courage of Dr. Jessica Long ‘04

“Whenever I begin something new, including a change in my work schedule (even under normal circumstances), I experience some anticipatory anxiety,” said Dr. Jessica Long ‘04, who is a Resident of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Chicago Medical Center. But this time was different. Long was about to do her usual labor and delivery rotation in the maternity ward—under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Governor’s Faculty Give Back to the Community

Life in Byfield has not been the same since students departed for March break on Friday, March 6. The familiar sights and sounds of spring on campus—students playing games on dorm lawns, faculty teaching classes at picnic tables outdoors, and students, faculty, and staff enjoying a BBQ on the first warm day of the year—have been replaced by Zoom calls and an eerie quiet as our community did not resume on-campus activities this spring.

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