Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler


Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler is the 16th president of Albion College. Ditzler comes to Albion from Monmouth College in Illinois, where he served as president from 2005 to 2014. Before Monmouth, Ditzler enjoyed six years as dean at Wabash College in Indiana, his undergraduate alma mater. From 1994 to 1999, Ditzler made an impact in his first administrative post, as dean of arts and sciences at Millikin University in Illinois. Preceding a move into administration was a 15-year tenure as a chemistry professor at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts.

Ditzler graduated summa cum laude from Wabash College, majoring in chemistry and speech, and received his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Duke University. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the science honorary Sigma Xi. He and his wife, Judith Ditzler, have three grown children, Meggan, Mark, and Lorin.