Ron Cole

Professional Title

Provost and Dean and Professor


Earthquakes, Volcanoes


M.S. and Ph.D., the University of Rochester

An Allegheny College graduate, Ron Cole joined the College’s faculty in 1994 and was appointed provost and dean of the College in 2015. As chief academic officer, Ron works closely with the faculty, the chief operating officer, and the president to help shape and manage the academic program and strategic initiatives of the College.