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. 

Shaping Kenyon’s Future

By Sean Decatur on August 7, 2017

Kenyon is launching an effort to raise $20 million to establish the President’s Fund for academic excellence and diversity. The goal of this fund is simple, powerful and essential: to give Kenyon the financial capacity to bring promising underrepresented students from low-income backgrounds to Kenyon.

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.

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