Carol Pearson Named President of Pacifica Graduate Institute

Dr. Carol S. Pearson has been named President of the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA. She succeeds the Founding President, Stephen Aizenstat, who will assume the new position of Chancellor. Although she will take office as president immediately, her formal inauguration will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2012. Dr. Pearson has served as Executive Vice President and Provost at Pacifica for the past two years. The full announcement is available on the Pacifica website at