Celestino Limas joined Kenyon after serving as vice president for student life, diversity and inclusion at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. He has spent much of his career at small liberal arts colleges — Lewis and Clark, Lafayette, among others — where living and learning are inseparable. In addition to holding leadership roles in student affairs, Limas was responsible for leading college-wide diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at three institutions.
Limas holds a doctorate in educational leadership, a master’s in special education and a bachelor’s in psychology. He has taught American Sign Language and other courses at several institutions, and draws on his experience in and out of the classroom to forge relationships between academic and student affairs.
2004 — Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Oregon
1999 — Master of Arts from the University of Nebraska
1996 — Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa