About Marist College

The President's Office

Photo of President Kevin C. Weinman

Dr. Kevin C. Weinman was appointed the fifth President of Marist College in July 2021.  

Dr. Weinman came to Marist from Amherst College, where he served as Chief Financial & Administrative Officer for eight years.  In this role, he had broad financial and administrative responsibilities, overseeing the areas of finance, investments, shared services, and information technology.  He was also a vital partner in the development and execution of Amherst’s strategic plan and $625 million capital campaign.  He instituted rigorous and inclusive financial planning and budgeting processes that helped Amherst achieve key priorities in student life and wellbeing; diversity, equity, and inclusion; academic support; new academic and residential facilities; and a comprehensive climate action plan.  Dr. Weinman’s efforts helped Amherst College to be a leader among its peers in the enrollment of talented students from low-income backgrounds.

Prior to Amherst, Dr. Weinman served as Assistant Vice President, Finance at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.  Before deciding to pursue a career in higher education, he held a number of senior roles related to finance and marketing in the corporate world. He is also a former Certified Public Accountant.  A scholar of the history of urban planning and public policy, Dr. Weinman earned his Ph.D. in history from the University of New Hampshire, his M.A. in history from the University of Colorado, and his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.  He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting and history from the University of Notre Dame.  Dr. Weinman has taught courses on modern American history and the rise of the suburbs to both college-aged and non-traditional students.

Dr. Weinman is a native New Yorker who grew up in northern New Jersey.  His wife Beth is a contracts administrator and associate controller for a research and product development firm.  They have two children, Alex, a college student in Colorado, and Brooke, a high school junior.