Laird Hall, home of the president's office

Office of the President

Alison R. Byerly

President Alison R. Byerly

Alison R. Byerly is Carleton College’s 12th president. She is an experienced and energetic leader, nationally recognized scholar, and passionate advocate for interdisciplinary education and the liberal arts.

President Byerly’s Biography

Presidential Communications

Read President Byerly’s messages to the Carleton community, along with her public remarks at major campus events such as commencements and special convocations.

President Byerly speaks at Commencement 2022
Laird Hall

Strategic Leadership

Meet the President’s Cabinet, the senior leadership team that meets regularly with the President to consider items of strategic and operational importance to the college.

Special Initiatives

Carleton seeks to build a truly inclusive and intellectually robust community. Learn about current and past initiatives designed to strengthen bonds of mutual respect and understanding across the college.

President Byerly talking with students outside Sayles-Hill student center