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.
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.
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.