Luther College names Dr. Jenifer K. Ward as new President


On March 18, 2019, the Luther College Board of Regents announced the unanimous election of Dr. Jenifer K. Ward as the 11th president of Luther College. The election of Dr. Ward by the Board of Regents followed a unanimous recommendation from the presidential search committee. Ward brings 12 years of experience in college administration and more than three decades as an educator, scholar, and academic leader.

Ward's appointment follows the five-year tenure of Luther's 10th president, Dr. Paula J. Carlson, who is retiring June 30.