Room 201


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  • 440-775-8937
  • 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday

Photo credit: Dale Preston ’83
President Carmen Ambar
Carmen Ambar
15th president of Oberlin College

The president is the chief executive officer of the college and is responsible for its effective administration and operation. The president reports to the Board of Trustees, of which he or she is an ex officio member. The president’s senior staff, made up of deans, vice presidents, and special assistants, manage specific branches of the college, so that the president is able to focus on broader issues concerning the college.

The president serves ex officio as chair of the General Faculty and the General Faculty Council, and as a member of the divisional faculty councils. The staff of the president’s office includes the assistant to the president, who functions as the chief of staff; the assistant to the president for communications, who collaborates with the president on speeches, reports, and public communications; an administrative manager; and an executive secretary.

Senior Staff

Office Hours for Students

Spring 2018

Friday, February 9
1 to 4 p.m.

Thursday, March 29
1 to 4 p.m.

Monday, April 9
Noon to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, April 17
2 to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 9
1 to 4 p.m.

Upcoming Office Events