Carol Quillen

President, Davidson College

Carol Quillen is president of Davidson College, a position she has held since 2011. She arrived at Davidson from Rice University, where she worked from 2006 to 2011 and was vice president for international and interdisciplinary initiatives, a member of the history faculty, director of the Boniuk Center for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance, and vice provost for academic affairs. Quillen served on President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans from 2014 to 2015. She currently serves on the boards of the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools, the Levine Museum of the New South, and the National Humanities Center. 

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