A native of Western Pennsylvania, Tom Stamp is a member of Kenyon’s Class of 1973, the first fully coeducational class at the College. He received Kenyon’s Henry G. Dalton Prize in American Studies in his senior year and went on to graduate school at Northwestern University, where he earned an M.A. After working in governmental research and development in Pittsburgh, he joined Princeton University, where he rose from editor to associate director of communications. He returned to Kenyon in 1984, following a year at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to become director of public affairs and editor-in-chief of the alumni magazine.
Now a member of the president’s staff, he serves as College historian and keeper of Kenyoniana. He regularly publishes articles and delivers lectures on aspects of the College’s history while working on a comprehensive institutional history. He also teaches as an adjunct in the Program in American Studies, offering an annual seminar in the history of American college architecture and planning and guiding occasional independent studies.
1973 — Bachelor of Arts from Kenyon College
— Master of Arts from Northwstrn University