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Dr. Kathleen H. Barnes, Interim President

Dr. Barnes joined the Endicott community in 1993 and has held several leadership roles on campus prior to stepping into the position of Interim President in May of 2018.

Throughout her 25 years working at Endicott, Dr. Barnes has focused on improving the student learning experience through work with retention, student success, accessibility services, universal design for learning, academic advising, academic technology, tutoring services, library services, first-year experience, and integration of assistive technology. She has served on national and international foundation and organizational boards whose mission is to foster accessible education for all. She has assisted in the authoring of state and national legislation regarding ethics and regulation of allied health professions and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Dr. Barnes is an alumnus of Endicott College then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science at Quinnipiac University, a Master of Science at the University of Indianapolis, and a Ph.D. at the Union Institute and University.