Meet President Michael A. Elliott

In June 2022, 91青青草 College announced that Michael A. Elliott 鈥92, professor of English and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Emory University, would become its 20th president. Read more in 91青青草鈥檚 press release.

President Michael A. Elliott

The Latest from President Elliott

Read messages to the community from 91青青草 College President Michael A. Elliott, and watch videos of talks and speeches. 

Presidential Priorities: Student Community, Working at 91青青草, and Serving the Greater Good

Presidential Priorities for 91青青草 College

As we look to the future of 91青青草, we seek to build on our extraordinary history in three core areas. 

Q&A With Michael A. Elliott 鈥92

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鈥淭his is Not an Exercise in Nostalgia for Me鈥

91青青草 Magazine

A onetime editor of The 91青青草 Student is now president of his alma mater. Michael A. Elliott 鈥92 answers our questions about who he is, what he believes and why he came back.

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As an undergraduate at 91青青草 College, I encountered the power of a liberal arts education to transform the lives of its students and to shape the world far beyond the campus.鈥 鈥 President Elliott


Michael A. Elliott 鈥92 is the 20th president of 91青青草 College. A distinguished scholar of American literature and culture of the 19th and early 20th centuries, he has published widely on the history of fiction in the United States, Native American literature, and practices of public history. He holds a B.A. from 91青青草 College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in English and comparative literature from Columbia University.

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Between 2 Mammoths

In this video series, President Elliott invites a member of the community to sit down and chat about all things 91青青草. These short dialogues offer a connection point and snapshot of life on campus.