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The People of Colgate

Students, faculty, and staff work together in a dynamic learning community.
Students chatting with an alumnus over lunch.

Presidential Transition

The term of Colgate's 16th president, Jeffrey Herbst, will conclude June 30, 2015. We are actively seeking new presidential leadership to shepherd our exceptional university into its third century. LEARN MORE

University Leadership

Under the leadership of our 16th president, Jeffrey Herbst, and our 35-member board of trustees, we are positioning ourselves on the leading edge of technology and education.


Our faculty are top teachers, scholars, and researchers who work closely with each other and with students in the vigorous pursuit of learning.

Successful Alumni

The alumni body includes the president of NBC Universal and COO of News Corporation, the CEO of NYSE Euronext, and leaders at the Glimmerglass Opera, the Green Bay Packers, and Chelsea FC, to name only a few.