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Dr. Betty Rider Appointed President of Elizabethtown College

Dr. Betty Rider will become the 16th president of Elizabethtown College, effective immediately.Dr. Betty RiderDr. Betty Rider

Rider has been serving as transitional president since January. At the school, she has also held other roles, including professor, associate academic dean, associate provost, and senior VP of academic affairs, dean of faculty.

Rider’s term will last through June 30, 2025, and is open to extensions.

"I am honored to lead Elizabethtown College as its 16th president and thank the Board of Trustees for their vote of confidence and support," Rider said. "As a longtime Blue Jay, the time for growth and opportunity has never been better for the institution. With our already growing momentum with enrollment, academic programming, diversity efforts, and strengthening and building relationships within the community, I am excited and energized to continue to elevate our College's greatest assets and build a strong sense of belonging for all."

Rider holds a bachelor’s in psychology from Gettysburg College and both master's and doctoral degrees in psychology from Vanderbilt University.

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