Meet Julie Kornfeld

“In Kenyon, I see an institution whose vision and values are well established, resonant and aligned with my own — and one that is well positioned for the future.”


Julie Kornfeld, a highly regarded academic leader and committed educator, has been selected as the 20th president of Kenyon College. Kornfeld comes to Kenyon from Columbia University, where, since 2016, she has assumed increasing responsibility for the university’s academic affairs. She currently serves as vice provost for academic programs and provides strategic leadership for curricular offerings across the university’s undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. Kornfeld will assume the presidency on October 1, 2023.

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