May 29, 2015

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Oberlin dean named president of Kenyon College

OBERLIN — Sean Decatur, Oberlin College’s dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will be the next president of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.

Decatur, who has been dean at Oberlin since 2008, will start his new job on July 1.

“Oberlin is a wonderful institution and it has been a pleasure to be a part of it. I appreciate the support and opportunity I received here,” Decatur said in a news release from Oberlin.

Decatur also teaches chemistry and biology at Oberlin.

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