Chris Kolovos

Head of School

Before beginning his tenure as head of school at BUA, Chris Kolovos served as associate head of school at Greens Farms Academy, an independent, pre-K-12 day school in Westport, CT. In his seven years at Greens Farms Academy, Mr. Kolovos oversaw the school’s academic program, from faculty hiring and professional development to curriculum and accreditation; directed major institutional efforts to strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion; spearheaded a diversity hiring campaign that doubled the number of faculty of color during his tenure; created a new schedule, service-learning program, and faculty evaluation system; and led the adoption of new courses focused on STEM, sustainability, global studies, and social justice. Mr. Kolovos previously served as Director of Global Education at Belmont Hill School in Belmont, MA, where he chaired the history department and designed programs around global citizenship. Mr. Kolovos is a native of Boston. He attended Roxbury Latin School and then Harvard College, where he graduated magna cum laude with an AB in history. He later earned a law degree at Harvard, while serving as coordinating editor of the Harvard Law Review. He lives outside of Boston with his wife, Tracey, and their dog, Circe.

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