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Marvin Krislov

Marvin Krislov

Pace University



Marvin Krislov is Pace University’s eighth President and is dedicated to promoting educational opportunities for all students, fostering innovation in programs, enhancing the NYC Campus, and advancing the Pace Path experiential education model. His focus extends to student wellbeing, college access, and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Before joining Pace, Krislov spent a decade as Oberlin College’s president, emphasizing inclusivity and accessibility. His previous roles include vice president and general counsel at the University of Michigan, where he defended admission policies in a landmark Supreme Court case. Krislov also served in the US Department of Labor and on the National Council on the Humanities under President Barack Obama.