President of Principia College
Jonathan W. Palmer is President of Principia College. Under his leadership, Principia developed a comprehensive strategic plan focusing on educational excellence and character unfoldment, as well as growth in technology use, online offerings, and international opportunities.
He has helped establish the College's Center for Sustainability, Euphrates Institute, Leadership Institute, Institute for the Metaphysics of Physics, and its new Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, all of which bring interdisciplinary approaches to key areas of focus. He has also expanded opportunities for student and faculty research and focused on faculty development, including the establishment of a Teaching Excellence directorship.
Before coming to Principia, Dr. Palmer served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and as professor at the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. A 1978 graduate of Principia College, Palmer holds an MS from Simmons College, an MBA from Babson College, and a PhD from Claremont Graduate University.
Dr. Palmer can be reached at email@example.com.