Placed Leaders

Julie Kornfeld


Kenyon College

Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group partnered with Kenyon College to conduct a nationwide search that resulted in the appointment of Julie Kornfeld as the College’s 20th President.

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. Prior to that, she served as vice dean for education at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she is an associate professor of epidemiology. She is a former assistant dean, director of education and assistant professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In each of these posts, Kornfeld has been a champion for interdisciplinary collaboration, curricular innovation and cross-cutting institutional partnerships. 

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