MMUF PhD Sean Decatur Inaugurated as President of Kenyon College

December 14, 2013

MMUF PhD Sean Decatur, who was selected as a fellow at Swarthmore College in 1989 and earned his doctorate in chemistry from Stanford University in 1995, became the first MMUF fellow to attain the rank of college president in July 2013, when he assumed the presidency of Kenyon College. Dr. Decatur, who was formerly Dean of the College at Oberlin College, is Kenyon's first African-American president. He was formally inaugurated on October 26, 2013; coverage of the ceremony can be viewed at

Our warmest congratulations to President Decatur!