Frances Bronet

Pratt Institute Welcomes Its 12th President Frances Bronet

Frances Bronet became Pratt Institute’s 12th president on January 2, 2018. She is the first woman president to lead Pratt Institute, one of the world’s most renowned art and design colleges. Bronet succeeds President Thomas F. Schutte who stepped down on June 30, 2017, after more than two decades of transformational leadership. Pratt Institute Provost Kirk E. Pillow served as the interim president during the transition period.

Learn more about President Frances Bronet and the announcement of her selection as Pratt’s new president.