Katherine  Bergeron

Katherine Bergeron

Katherine Bergeron is the 11th president of Connecticut College. From her first year in office, she has supported the development of a bold new venture in integrative education. The resulting vision, called Connections, requires all students to make deeper linkages between the work they do in courses, in jobs, & in the world, in order to prepare them for leadership in an era of change: liberal arts for the interconnected world. Before coming to Connecticut College, Bergeron was dean of the college at Brown University. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wesleyan University, Bergeron earned master’s and doctoral degrees in music history from Cornell University, and is the author of numerous scholarly publications, including two prize-winning books on French music and culture. She serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of “Liberal Education,” the flagship journal of the Association of American Colleges & Universities, she’s also on the Board of Directors of the Council of Independent Colleges.