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Alan Price, President of Earlham

Alan Price ’88 became Earlham’s 18th president on July 1, 2017.

Prior to coming to Earlham, Price was appointed by former U.S. President Barack Obama to serve as the Associate Director of Management for the Peace Corps and was the Acting Chief of Staff for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in Washington, D.C.

He majored in economics at Earlham and earned his J.D. at Harvard Law School in 1992. 

“Earlham is where I first learned the power and importance of consensus building. Earlham is where I reexamined childhood assumptions about social justice and social responsibility. Earlham is where I learned to speak truth to power — with respect.”

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The President’s Office is located on the first floor of Carpenter Hall, Room 160. Alan Price’s email address is, and his phone number is 765-983-1211.