The New President of Cedar Crest College

Carmen Twillie Ambar has been appointed the 13th president of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Since 2002 she has been the dean of Douglass College at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Previously, Ambar served as assistant dean for graduate education at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

Ambar, a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, is a graduate of Georgetown University. She holds a master’s degree in public affairs from Princeton University and a law degree from Columbia University.