The College of Wooster is a private, independent liberal arts college. It is governed by a Board of Trustees, whose 43 members are elected to staggered three-year terms, with one third of the board elected each year. The president of the College is a trustee ex officio.
Grant H. Cornwell is Wooster’s 11th president. He took office on July 1, 2007. As the college’s chief executive officer, he has overall responsibility for both the strategic direction and the day-to-day operations of the college.
The president works with and is supported by a cabinet that includes the provost, the dean of students, the vice president for finance and business, the vice president for development, the vice president for enrollment and college relations, the chief information and planning officer, and other senior administrators.