As director of new media, Patty Burns develops and maintains the Kenyon web site within the purview of the Office of Public Affairs. This includes, in part, admissions and financial aid, College relations, the College's online calendar, and Kenyon's home page. She also advises and assists campus users of Kenyon's web content management system, Bigtree.
A graduate of Davidson College, Patty holds a master's degree in English from Indiana University. Patty moved to Gambier in 2000 and joined the Office of Public Affairs in 2001. She is married to Professor of Biology Wade Powell and has two children.