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“I am honored to be chosen to lead Pace University during this exciting period of growth and revitalization as the University advances its position as one of the nation’s foremost institutions in fostering the leaders of tomorrow. Pace’s commitment to access and pathways to success for students inspires me. I look forward to joining a community of scholars and leaders who are dedicated to academic excellence and who have such a powerful impact on so many lives.”

Marvin Krislov

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Ongoing: Read the most recent messages from Pace University President Marvin Krislov.


Ongoing: Listen to the latest episode of PaceCast hosted by Pace University President Marvin Krislov.


OngoingPresident Krislov's Instagram Feed.


June 2018: Honored to have been there for the ribbon-cutting at the new and expanded space for the Pace Women’s Justice Center, which provides free legal services to nearly 3,000 victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse. Its new walk-in legal clinic will serve up to 500 more per year.


June 2018: I visited Governor’s Island and the Harbor School with Phil Weinberg, Deputy Chancellor for Teaching and Learning at the New York City Department of Education, and Pace faculty member Lauren Birney. #BillionOyster


May 2018: This candid was taken before the start of my first time presiding over a Pace University Commencement. Such a special day for so many students!


May 2018: Here I am with my former boss, the Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, at the release party for The Class of ’74: Congress After Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship.


April 2018: I had the honor of helping to cut the ribbon on Pace’s new University Health Care space.


April 2018: I had a chance to meet with Pace’s Student Veterans Association and my colleagues from Career Services, Student Affairs, and Enrollment. Great conversation!


April 2018: I was able to attend the Infinity Awards at the International Center of Photography with Pace University faculty and students.


March 2018: I had the privilege of introducing Pace double alumna and NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins at the Commission on Independent Colleges & Universities in New York president’s meeting. 


February 2018: I joined the students on our Pleasantville Campus as they rallied against gun violence in schools. 


February 2018: Wakanda forever! Performing Arts students accompanied me to a screening of Black Panther, featuring Pace alumna Nabiyah Be


January 2018: NBC’s The Voice held exclusive auditions for Pace students, so we decided to host our own performance as part of Cafeteria Karaoke.


December 2017: Congratulations to Pace student Brian Maxwell ’19 on winning a Gilman Fellowship!


December 2017: Hanging out with the residents of Maria’s Tower as part of the Snapchat Challenge.


October 2017: On Sunday, October 29, the installation ceremony was held for Marvin Krislov. He is Pace University's eighth president.


October 2017: Pace University in Pleasantville held a tree planting ceremony Saturday, October 28, to celebrate the inauguration of the University's new President, Marvin Krislov.

September 2017: Setters stay unbeaten at home this season with a 24-23 win over AIC! View the video of the team celebrating after the game with Pace Athletics staff and President Krislov.

September 2017: President Krislov welcomes the Pace community to the 2017-2018 academic year.



September 2017: President Krislov welcomes the Class of 2021 at the 10th annual Convocation held on both the NYC and PLV campuses.

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Convocation ceremonies.

August 2017: The Pace Community welcomes Pace University’s eighth president Mavin Krislov.

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