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President Krislov in the News

January 2018
Westchester Magazine: “Pace University Evening Reception, Bedford Hills”

Westchester Magazine ran a photo with caption in the January 2018 issue of President Krislov with Sarah Lawrence College president Cristle Collins Judd. The photo was from the inauguration welcome reception on October 28 at the Glen Arbor Golf Club in Bedford Hills. Read the article.

December 17, 2017
CGTN: "Number of Int’l Students Coming to US Drops for First Time in a Decade"

President Krislov was interviewed by Karina Huber of CGTN America on the value of international students to American colleges and universities and to employers.  Read the article and view the video.

December 11, 2017
Westchester County Business Journal: “Pace Team Wins Fed Challenge”

The Westchester County Business Journal quoted President Krislov in an article on the College Fed Challenge team win for Pace. Pace University President Marvin Krislov said, “This team’s dedication and success as well as that of their professors is a great example of the experiential learning and meaningful mentorship that is the hallmark of the Pace Path.” Read the article. Similar articles appeared in Patch, Westchester Rising, and Life Pulse Health as well as websites across the country that picked up Pace’s press release.

December 7, 2017
The Jewish Voice: "International Students: A Boon to New York and the Nation"
President Krislov published an op-ed on the benefits of international students to institutions and the country in "The Jewish Voice.” Read the article.

December 1, 2017
Crain's New York Business: "Is college worth it? The numbers say yes—especially in New York"

President Krislov published an op-ed in "Crain's New York Business" on higher education as the best path forward and New York as the best place to earn a college degree. Read the article.

November 21, 2017
​The Journal News: "New Pace President Marvin Krislov committed to the 'Pace Path'"

President Krislov was interviewed by the editorial board of 'The Journal News.’ The paper featured his interview and an overview of what the President views as they key issues in higher education and the keys to Pace’s success in upward mobility and educating future leaders. Read the article.

November 21, 2017
WNYC: Live from The Greene Space: New College Presidents on Campus
President Krislov was interviewed on WNYC public radio by Brian Lehrer. Also interviewed was new Barnard President Sian Beilock. The interview was on air, live streamed and videotaped in studio in front of an audience of 140 people. Listen to the entire program.

November 13, 2017
Westchester County Business Journal: “Krislov Becomes Pace President”

The Westchester County Business Journal ran a brief with photo of President Krislov at his inauguration on October 29, 2017. Read the article.

November 10, 2017
NPR: A Chat with Pace University President Marvin Krislov on College Value
Pace President Marvin Krislov was interviewed for NPR Nantucket on the challenges facing US colleges and universities; serving first-gen students, maintaining diversity, and how Pace is leading the nation among private colleges in creating an upward mobility path tied to college value, jobs and financial security. Listen to the show from WNCK-NPR Nantucket 89.5 FM.

November 9, 2017
Westchester County Business Journal: Krislov Becomes Pace President
Marvin Krislov was inaugurated as the eighth president of Pace University during a ceremony held in the Goldstein Health and Fitness Center on Pace’s Pleasantville campus.  Read the article.

November 8, 2017
Patch: "
Pace Installs New President In Pleasantville Ceremony"
The inauguration of Marvin Krislov capped off a week-long schedule of activities at the Pleasantville and New York City campuses.  Read the article.

October 31, 2017
The Journal News: "Pace University Plants Tree for new President"

Pace University in Pleasantville held a tree planting ceremony Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 to celebrate the inauguration of the college's new President Marvin Krislov. Watch the news clip.

October 31, 2017
The Journal News: "
Pace University President Inaugurated"
Despite heavy rain, hundreds came out to Pace University in Pleasantville today, Oct. 29, 2017, to witness the inauguration of the college’s new President, Marvin Krislov. Krislov became Pace’s eighth president.  Watch the video.

October 31, 2017
News12: "New Pace University President" 

The installation ceremony was held for Marvin Krislov. Krislov served as Oberlin College's President for a decade and graduated from Yale. He is the universities 8th President.  Watch the news clip.

October 6, 2017
Inside Higher Education: "The Life-Shaping Power of Higher Education"

Pace President Marvin Krislov reflects on the challenges over the past decade -- and the one thing that hasn’t changed. Read more.

October 3, 2017
The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Can a 20-Minute Test Tell Employers What a College Degree Cannot?"
Goldie Blumenstyk from "The Chronicle of Higher Education" interviewed President Marvin Krislov at their offices in Washington, D.C. She quotes him in her article about whether hiring practices should include tests and whether those tests can be more of a determining factor of employment readiness than a college degree. Read the article.

September 22, 2017
Daily Voice: "Pace Joins Elected Officials, DREAMers For Immigration Discussion"
Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law recently hosted a round-table discussion on DACA and the DREAM Act, organized by Congresswoman Nita Lowey. Pace President Marvin Krislov was part of the panel with immigration advocates, legal experts and immigrants, including Pace student Lisdy Contreras Giron. Read more.

September 18, 2017
FIOS1 News: "Rep. Nita Lowey hosts roundtable discussion on DREAM Act"
Pace President Marvin Krislov was part of a recent round-table discussion on DACA and the DREAM Act, hosted by Congresswoman Nita Lowey at Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law. The event was covered by FiOS1 News. Pace student Lisdy Contreras Giron was interviewed by FiOS1 after the event. Read more.

August 21, 2017
The Examiner: "Science Lovers, Community Celebrate Solar Eclipse Together at Pace"
President Marvin Krislov was interviewed by The Examiner at the eclipse viewing event on Pace's Pleasantville campus, highlighting that "universities should be places where people come together for educational events." Read more.

August 14, 2017
Westchester County Business Journal: "Q&A: Former Oberlin president Marvin Krislov takes over at Pace"
Pace University President Marvin Krislov discusses his transition to Pace, the upward mobility of our students, and the importance of the Pace Path. Read more.

August 4, 2017
npr: "The Brian Lehrer Show: Affirmative Action and the Value of Diversity"

Pace University President Marvin Krislov shares his thoughts on the college admissions process and the criteria for evaluating prospective students. Listen to the podcast.

August 3, 2017
Daily Voice: "Class Is In Session For Pace University's Newest President"

For most students, the first day of school is still weeks away. However, preparations for the upcoming semester are already underway at Pace University, as the school's incoming president, Marvin Krislov, begins his presidency this month. Read more.

August 3, 2017
The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Trump May Find No Easy Targets if He Attacks Race in Admissions"
Pace University President Marvin Krislov was quoted in an article on the possibility of the Department of Justice scrutinizing college admissions policies. Read more.

July 24, 2017
Huffington Post: "Listen Up"

Pace University President Marvin Krislov and Brock Blomberg, president of Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., co-wrote an article about two college presidents from different backgrounds and points of view finding common ground.  Read more.

February 14, 2017
The New York Times Features New President Announcement–February 2017
"Pace University Names Head of Oberlin Its President." Read more.

February 14, 2017
New President Announcement–February 2017
Chairman of the Board Mark M. Besca ’81 and Vice Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Presidential Search Committee Richard F. Zannino ’84 announce Marvin Krislov as Pace University’s eighth president. Read more.