Alison R. Byerly

Office of the President

Portrait of Alison 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. She served for eight years as president of Lafayette College, and was a faculty member, provost, and executive vice president at Middlebury College for 24 years.

Strategic Leadership

Meet the President’s Senior Leadership Team and learn about the other offices and groups that provide leadership and direction for college priorities.

Sayles-Hill student center
Alison Byerly and Steve Jensen at Nutting House

Get to Know President Byerly

President Byerly is eager to get to know Carleton students. Information on student office hours and other events is coming soon. In the meantime, if you would like to meet with President Byerly, please contact Jenny Pexa in the President’s Office.