|Oberlin dean named next Kenyon College president|
|Written by By Associated Press|
|Monday, 18 March 2013 10:24|
GAMBIER, Ohio (AP) — A dean at Oberlin College has been named the next president of Kenyon College.
Kenyon's board of trustees voted unanimously on Sunday to hire Sean Decatur. The 44-year-old has served as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oberlin College since 2008.
Kenyon officials say Decatur is a strong supporter of undergraduate research and faculty-and-student collaboration. He'll start work at Kenyon on July 1.
Decatur said in a written statement that he has admired the institution for some time. He says it's "among those colleges that form a powerful crucible for the transformation of students."
Kenyon College has an enrollment of about 1,650 students. Its campus is about 50 miles northeast of Columbus.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.
Front Page Stories
|'Actors' lap up stardom
04/19/2014 | DAVID DUPONT Sentinel Arts & Entertainment Editor
Margot (performed by Madison Zavitz) interacts with Bruiser (performed by Nugget). (Enoc [ ... ]
|Elmwood graduate Trevor Lee shares his Yosemite experience|
04/19/2014 | JORDAN CRAVENS Sentinel Staff Writer
Trevor Lee has traveled to 40 states, and most recently spent 10 months at Yosemite Nati [ ... ]