Kristy Barngrover Clear earned her B.A. in sociology/anthropology from Denison in 2010, and she holds an M.Ed. in college student personnel from Ohio University in Athens (2012). From OU, Kristy moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., to work in new student orientation, first-year programs, and family programs within the Division of Student Affairs at the University of North Carolina. In 2016, she returned to Denison to serve as associate director of Alumni & Family Engagement with a focus on family programs and services. She was promoted to senior associate director in 2019.
Kristy resides in Columbus with her husband, James, a Denison grad from the Class of 2008.