Kristin Woolever

Kristin Woolever, PhD
Prescott College

Dr. Woolever began serving as Prescott College President on July 1, 2010. She came to Prescott College from the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, where she was Dean and Director of the Campus. Under her leadership, UNH Manchester significantly expanded enrollments and programs in applied science, technology, and business—all based on a strong liberal arts foundation. Prior to coming to UNH Manchester, Woolever led the Antioch Center for Creative Change at Antioch University Seattle in a reorganization that included the development of alternative course delivery models and innovative, cross-disciplinary graduate programs. At Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., Woolever served in a number of positions, including Director of Assessment, Interim Dean of Cooperative Education, Director of English Department Graduate Studies, and Acting Chair and Professor of English. While there, she co-founded and directed Northeastern’s Graduate Technical and Professional Writing Programs. As a professional communications consultant, she has worked with local, national, and multi-national corporations in a wide variety of industries. She has also served as a Senior Fellow at the New England Board of Higher Education. Woolever earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in English at the University of Pittsburgh, and her B.A. in English from Allegheny College. She has written seven books focused on professional communication and numerous articles on a range of topics related to writing and communication in business, engineering and law.