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College Leadership

President's Office

The 18th president of Davidson College, Carol Quillen, has served the college since 2011. An accomplished administrator and respected scholar, President Quillen came to Davidson from Rice University, where she served as vice president for international and interdisciplinary initiatives.

Senior Leadership

This staff, made up of the senior members of the college's leadership team, advises and guides the president and college on institutional goals.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees oversees the college's leadership, planning, and resources, working to ensure Davidson's continuing vitality and its ability to fulfill its mission now and for future generations.


The Bylaws feature the regulations by which the college governs its affairs.

Statement of Purpose

The Statement of Purpose details the specifics of Davidson's central commitment: to assist students in developing humane instincts and disciplined and creative minds for lives of leadership and service.