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New Oberlin College president to be announced Tuesday


OBERLIN – The Oberlin College Board of Trustees will announce the college’s new president Tuesday.

The announcement of the college’s 15th president will be made during a ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Root Room in the Carnegie Building and will be live streamed at

Media Relations Director Scott Wargo did not identify the new president but he said the college is “confident that this will be a historic moment.”

The new president replaces Marvin Krislov who served at the helm for a decade. Krislov announced earlier this year that he accepted a new role as president of Pace University in New York City.

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