Frances Bronet is the 12th president of Pratt Institute, one of the world’s most renowned art and design colleges. A noted academician and thought leader on the pedagogical and social challenges facing art and design education, Ms. Bronet is a past president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), and, as a selected Distinguished Professor, served as a chancellor for the ACSA College of Distinguished Professors. She is the co-founder of the ACSA Women’s Leadership Council.
Ms. Bronet was twice named one of the most admired educators by Design Intelligence. Her work on interdisciplinary practice has been published internationally as well as funded by the NSF, NEA, NEH and multiple other agencies. Her honors include being named the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching New York Professor of the Year and receiving the William H. Wiley Distinguished Professor Award for excellence in teaching, research, service, and contributions to the university and the community.