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Anne Houtman | President, Earlham College

Anne Houtman | President, Earlham College

Current Position and Past Experience
Anne Houtman is currently President of Earlham College. She is a distinguished educator, scientist, author, and higher education leader, became the 20th president of Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion on July 1, 2019. She came to Earlham from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, where she served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Anne is a Quaker, and is the first woman to serve as president of Earlham. Before serving as Provost at Rose-Hulman, Anne served as Dean of the School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering at California State University Bakersfield, and as Head and Professor at the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology. Earlier in her career, she held faculty positions at California State University Fullerton, Soka University of America, and Knox College.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Houtman holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford in Zoology and a master’s degree in anthropology from UCLA. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Pomona College.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Houtman has authored numerous textbooks and articles on scientific and pedagogical topics and is a trustee of the College Board. She has too many dogs and too many chickens and one long-suffering cat.

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