Melinda Treadwell Appointed the Eleventh President of Keene State College in New Hampshire

The University System of New Hampshire’s board of trustees selected Melinda Treadwell as the eleventh president of Keene State College. She has been serving in the role of interim president since July 2017.

Board of trustees Chairman John Small stated that “under Dr. Treadwell’s leadership over the past year, we have seen the campus and its programs contribute greatly to the region and state. I am pleased that she will continue these efforts as president of Keene State.”

Keene State College enrolls nearly 3,800 undergraduate students and just under 100 graduate students. Women make up 55 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Before being named interim president, Dr. Treadwell had been serving since 2014 as provost and CEO at Antioch New England University also in Keene, New Hampshire. Previously, she was interim provost at Keene State College and vice president for academic affairs. Earlier, she directed the professional and graduate studies program at Keene State.

Dr. Treadwell is a graduate of Keene State College, where she majored in occupational/industrial safety. She holds a Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology from Dartmouth Medical School.

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