Placed Leaders

Sylvia Torti


The College of the Atlantic

Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group partnered with The College of the Atlantic to conduct a nationwide search that resulted in the appointment of Sylvia Torti as the College’s 7th President.

“Dr. Sylvia Torti is the perfect person to carry College of the Atlantic into our second half century. Her intellectual curiosity, natural leadership, incredible creativity, passion for the human experience, and ability to connect with others on a deep, personal level will allow her to inspire, energize, and uplift all members of the COA community,” said COA Board of Trustees Chair Beth Gardiner. “Dr. Torti is a true human ecologist who sees the world as a series of interlocking parts and enjoys the complexity and the beauty that represents in higher education. Her zest for taking on complex challenges, for leading with heart, and for meeting the present moment with openness will bring untold benefit to the college and all those who share in our mission.”

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