Jared L. Cohon-CMU News - Carnegie Mellon University

Jared L. Cohon

President Emeritus of Carnegie Mellon University, University Professor

Jared L. CohonJared L. Cohon, a highly acclaimed university administrator, civil engineer, professor and government adviser, served as Carnegie Mellon University's eighth president from 1997 to 2013.

During his presidency, Carnegie Mellon has continued along its trajectory of innovation and growth. To see milestones that occurred during Dr. Cohon's tenure, visit the interactive timeline.

Under Cohon's leadership, the university has expanded globally and now offers graduate degree programs in Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America, and has an undergraduate campus in Doha, Qatar.

After a sabbatical, Cohon will join the CMU departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy.

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