Knapp, whose leadership experience includes higher education and business, and whose scholarship includes multiple books and articles on leadership ethics, issues in higher education, and the intersection of faith and work, was unanimously elected the 12th president of Hope by the college’s Board of Trustees on Monday, March 25. He will assume office on Monday, July 1, 2013.
"Dr. Knapp is the right leader for Hope College at this time in her history. Never before has it been more important to equip our students for lives of leadership and service in a global society."
-Mary Bauman, Chairperson Hope College Board of Trustees