Kerry Walk, PhD | President The University of the Arts We are pleased to announce that Kerry Walk, PhD has been named the fifth President of The University of the Arts. A champion of student learning and success, Walk is the first woman to assume the UArts presidency.“Kerry is a proven dynamic leader in higher education who espouses the values that shape UArts’ extraordinary university community,” said Judson A. Aaron BM ’81, chair of the university’s Board of Trustees. “As a highly experienced college president passionate about arts education, she is the perfect person to capitalize on our momentum as UArts embraces its next chapter.”Walk currently serves as President of Marymount Manhattan College on New York’s Upper East Side. She will assume the President and CEO role at UArts on August 1st.Read the full announcement here. Katie Rockman and Ben Tobin led this search with Andrew Marshall, Jonathan Sanchez, and Maria Connor.