CONWAY, Ark. (August 14, 2023) — Hendrix College President Dr.
Karen K. Petersen was recently featured in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
The feature story, which ran on the cover of the state
newspaper’s Sunday, Aug. 6, edition, describes her background and unique
journey to higher education, her excitement about her new role at Hendrix, and
includes her reflections on the value of liberal arts education.
Read the story
Petersen, who was announced as the
College’s 13th president in January, started her new role on June 1.
About Hendrix College
A private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix
College consistently earns recognition as one of the country’s leading liberal
arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools
That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and
rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous
college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been
affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.