Rebecca Stoltzfus Tapped to Be the Next President of Goshen College in Indiana

Rebecca StoltzfusRebecca Stoltzfus was selected as the “candidate of choice” to become the eighteenth president of Goshen College, a liberal arts college in Indiana that is affiliated with the Mennonite Church. If approved by Goshen College board and the Mennonite Education Agency Board, Dr. Stoltzfus will take office in November.

Goshen College enrolls about 840 undergraduate students and 65 graduate students. Women make up 58 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Dr. Stoltzfus is vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of nutritional studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She joined the faculty at Cornell University in 2002. From 1992 to 2002, she served on the faculty of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Her research focuses on the causes of malnutrition in women and children in the developing world.

A 1983 graduate of Goshen College with a degree in chemistry, Dr. Stoltzfus went on to earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in nutrition from Cornell University.

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