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President's Office

Dr. Melinda Treadwell

Dr. Melinda Treadwell

"I am deeply honored to serve my alma mater as its 11th president. Keene state college has a proud history, and I am excited to be a part of advancing our legacy—meeting the needs of the state of New Hampshire, New England, and the broader world.

For over a century, Keene State College has anticipated and responded to the needs of our region. Our vibrant academic community offers students a wide array of opportunities, challenging them to meet and to exceed their personal goals. We embrace our mission as a public liberal arts college, and to the promise inherent in equipping our students to be nimble learners, thinkers, and professionals.

Whether you are considering joining us as a student, faculty or staff colleague; visiting as an alum; or seeking to collaborate with us; our exceptional community stands ready to welcome and support you. Join us—this is a truly exceptional place to be!"

– Dr. Melinda Treadwell


The President’s Cabinet

The President’s Cabinet is organized around six areas that play key roles in realizing the mission of Keene State College and creating an environment for student success.


Shared Governance

Faculty, staff and students contribute to Keene State College through their involvement in campus councils, committees and organizations.

Keene State College Senate The Keene State College Senate is the policy making and legislative body for Keene State College with regard to all matters that impact on the quality of academic life.

Operating Staff Council
The Keene State College Operating Staff Council serves the Operating Staff in an informational and advisory capacity.

PAT Staff Council
The Keene State College Professional, Administrative, and Technical (PAT) Council serves, first and foremost, as a liaison between the PAT staff of Keene State College, the President of Keene State College, and the University System of New Hampshire. More about PAT Staff Council Strategic Planning Council

Student Government

Collective Bargaining


Campus Updates

View a list of President Treadwell’s downloadable presentations.

Contact the President's Office

president@keene.edu
☎ 603-358-2000 / 603-358-2009 (fax)
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435-1504