College of Idaho Appoints 13th President


Beginning in July 2015, the College of Idaho—the Gem State's oldest private college—will have a new president.

Dr. Charlotte Borst, currently the vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty at Whittier College in Whittier, Calif., will become the 13th president (and first woman president) of the C of I, following the retirement of current president, Marv Henberg. Henberg's retirement is effective June 30, and Borst's is set to begin July 1, 2015.

"I am incredibly excited, humble and grateful to be here," Borst told attendees of her appointment ceremony Dec. 8 at the Langroise Center at the C of I campus in Caldwell. "To be chosen to lead such an outstanding college at such an exciting time in its history is a tremendous honor."

Borst has held her current position at Whittier College since 2009. She has also served as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Rhodes College in Tennessee, as well as dean of arts and sciences at Union College in New York.