President Mauri A. Ditzler

Mauri A. Ditzler became Albion College's 16th president on July 1, 2014.A visionary leader, a collaborative colleague, and a passionate advocate for liberal arts education in the 21st century, Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler officially became the 16th president of Albion College on July 1, 2014.

A formal Inauguration ceremony was held September 12, which followed his introduction to the campus community last November.

Read about President Ditzler in the current issue of Io Triumphe! magazine. Additional news and information on Ditzler and presidential events can be found below.

Ditzler to Appear on 'Greening of the Great Lakes' Radio Program

Albion College President Mauri Ditzler

Albion College President Mauri Ditzler
President Mauri Ditzler's conversation about sustainable communities with Kirk Heinze, '70, will air Sunday, December 13 on East Lansing's WKAR-AM 870, and Sunday, December 20, on WJR-AM 760's Greening of the Great Lakes, a weekly program offering news and discussion about agriculture, building, ecotourism, sustainability, technology and more green topics.

Albion Is the Star at Ditzler Inauguration

Albion College President Mauri A. Ditzler

Albion College President Mauri A. Ditzler
While Albion College is admired for its national reputation, its importance to the Midwest was front and center for the inauguration of Mauri Ditzler as the College’s 16th president on Friday, September 12. Several hundred students cheered as the crowds gathered at the newly redeveloped west end of Albion’s quadrangle.

Inauguration to Celebrate History, Family, Community

Mauri A. Ditzler, president, Albion College

Mauri A. Ditzler, president, Albion College
A traditional event with ceremonial pomp will graciously acknowledge the past, then turn its focus to an envisioned future during the inauguration of Mauri A. Ditzler as Albion College’s 16th president on Friday, September 12, at 2 p.m. on the steps outside Kresge Gymnasium, Members of the Albion College and city of Albion communities will gather on campus for the occasion, along with alumni, friends, and college delegates from across the U.S.

A Conversation with Dr. Mauri Ditzler

Incoming Albion College President Mauri Ditzler discusses the value of an Albion education.
In the fourth and final part of our video series, incoming Albion College President Mauri Ditzler discusses both the real and perceived value of an Albion education, and that, in the end, it comes down to showing prospective students and their families how Albion "is worth a bit more than some of the other places" on their list.

Ditzler Receives a Dynamic Albion Welcome

Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler

Sign in the Science Complex welcomes Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler to Albion.
A British Eighth fanfare set the tone for Albion's enthusiastic welcome of Mauri Ditzler, who will become the College's 16th president in July 2014. "In President Ditzler,” said Zach Kribs, '15, Student Senate president and a member of the presidential search committee, “I see a man who not only accepts us as his own, but accepts our student vision, our passion, and our spirit."

Dr. Mauri Ditzler Named 16th Albion College President

Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler

Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler
The Albion College Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Mauri A. Ditzler as the College’s 16th president. Currently president of Monmouth College in Monmouth, Ill., Ditzler will assume his new post July 1. “I have known and respected Albion College for decades,” Ditzler said, “but until I first visited our beautiful campus two weeks ago I didn’t really understand its special character. ... I knew immediately that this was a College I would love.”

Meet Our New President

Dr. Ditzler introduces himself to the Albion College community.


Tracing Dr. Ditzler's career, from his 15 years as an award-winning chemistry professor at Holy Cross to his administrative successes at Millikin, Wabash, and Monmouth.

December 2015 Phonecast

Mauri Is Calling

On Tuesday, December 1, President Mauri Ditzler spoke with alumni from around the country in a live call-in event, during which he provided an Albion College update and shared exciting news from both the campus and town.

Steve Klein, vice president for enrollment management, and Matt Arend, director of athletics, joined the president on the call, and members of the College's Institutional Advancement team took questions from alumni participants.

If you missed the call, a complete recording of the conversation is available below.

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