Vice Provost for Academic Programs
Princeton, New Jersey
Katherine Rohrer graduated from Emory College with highest honors in music. A member of the Stipe Society of Scholars, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and served as student conductor of the Emory Women’s Chorale. She earned a PhD in musicology at Princeton University in 1980 and taught on the faculties of Princeton and Columbia between 1979 and 1988. She has held both Danforth and Fulbright fellowships.
In 1988 she returned to Princeton as an academic administrator and served successively as director of studies, assistant dean of the college, and associate dean of the faculty. She was named vice provost for academic programs in 2001. She is secretary of the Academic Planning Group and of the Priorities Committee, which advises the president on the university’s annual operating budget.
She joined the Emory Alumni Board in 2004, was elected an alumni trustee in 2008, and a term trustee in 2014. She is also a trustee of the Morristown-Beard School and previously served on the board of the William Alexander Procter Foundation and the vestry of Trinity Church, Princeton.