Emita B. Hill


Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion (1994)
Year End Review Meeting
Location: Indianapolis
Presenter: Thomas Ehrlich


Emita B. Hill is former chancellor of Indiana University, Kokomo. Before joining IU, Dr. Hill spent twenty years at Lehman College, the Bronx campus of the City University of New York, where she first served as chair of romance languages, then as associate provost and finally as vice president for institutional advancement.

Since leaving Indiana, Dr. Hill has participated in two on-going international university development projects through the Indiana Consortium for International Programs, one in Poland and one in Kyrgyzstan. She actively continues her scholarly career, writing extensively on French literature and thought in the Age of Enlightenment. Dr. Hill earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in French from Cornell University and Middlebury College, respectively, and received a Ph.D. in romance languages from Harvard University.

She is an alumnus of the Universities Project 10th Symposium, Globalization and the University, in 1999 and was a faculty member at Salzburg Seminar Session 361, Higher Education: Leadership and Institutional Reform, in 1998.