Notes from Ransom Hall: A Higher Ed Blog

Sean Decatur

Hometown  —  Gambier, OH

Sean Decatur, an emerging national leader in higher education, became  the nineteenth president of Kenyon College on July 1, 2013. A champion of the liberal arts, President Decatur earned a bachelor's degree at Swarthmore College and a doctorate in biophysical chemistry at Stanford University. 

Joining Forces on Climate Change

By Sean Decatur on June 2, 2017

Taking action on climate change will require skillful, creative and analytical problem solving, the ability to integrate information across a range of disciplines, and passion, determination and leadership to identify and advance the issues that are most important.

Liberal Arts 2.0

By Sean Decatur on March 10, 2017

Recently, I visited SXSWedu in Austin, Texas to talk about the future role of liberal arts colleges in society and answer some of the big questions facing college presidents like myself.

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