Otterbein Welcomes John Comerford as 21st President

Posted Apr 24, 2018

A college president with extensive experience in promoting access, affordability, diversity and career preparation has been selected as the 21st president of Otterbein University.John Comerford, Ph.D., president of Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois, was selected after a months-long search that drew nearly 80 applicants from across the nation. He will take his post on July 1, 2018.

Learn more about Otterbein’s 21st President John Comerford online at and watch the press conference on YouTube.