Carnegie Mellon is led by a visionary administrative team deeply committed to delivering a transformative and innovative educational experience. CMU vice presidents and senior leadership supervise institutional operations through their administrative units. All members of the administrative leadership team report directly to the President.
Chief Academic Officer
The Office of the Provost advances Carnegie Mellon University’s mission for teaching, research and scholarly excellence by providing leadership, expertise, coordination and resources that nurture the personal, professional and intellectual growth of our community of students, faculty and staff in diverse academic contexts.
Vice President, Finance
Chief Financial Officer
The Finance Division provides university partners and stakeholders with the tools and resources needed to be well-informed leaders and effective decision makers. They provide data, information, analysis, knowledge and methods for our leaders to anticipate and respond effectively to the challenges facing the university.
Vice President, Student Affairs
Dean of Students
Student Affairs provides quality programs, experiences, services, and facilities that promote the intellectual growth, personal and professional development, health and well-being, safety and security, and social engagement for each member of the Carnegie Mellon community.
Vice President and General Counsel
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is responsible for addressing all of the legal issues arising from the activities of Carnegie Mellon University's schools, colleges, institutes and administrative departments. The OGC endeavors to render timely and thoughtful legal advice on the broad range of issues that the university's faculty, staff and administrators confront on behalf of Carnegie Mellon.
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
The Marketing and Communications (M&C) division at Carnegie Mellon is dedicated to strategically shaping the perception of the university brand by communicating and engaging with select audiences. M&C offers a broad range of marketing capabilities, including integrated communications strategies and consulting, online marketing, advertising, brand identity, direct marketing, event branding, graphic design, photography, promotion, development and admissions marketing, videography and more.
Chief of Staff
Secretary of the Corporation
The Chief of Staff oversees the Office of the President and serves as the point of contact for various constituent groups, planning and guiding the initiatives and activities of the president and other senior leaders as they relate to the internal operations and global external relationships. The Secretary of the Corporation is an officer of the Board and supports the Board of Trustees, with the primary responsibility of facilitating all matters relating to governance of the university as carried out by the Board.
Vice President, Division of Operations
The Division of Operations leads the university’s work in key areas of human, physical, and technological infrastructure and services, including human resources, facilities management, enterprise risk management, computing services, campus services, environmental health and safety, real estate services, campus design and facilities development and university police.
Vice President, University Advancement
University Advancement (UA) at Carnegie Mellon connects and builds community with alumni and raises funds that contribute to the university mission. The division is comprised of seven major organizational areas: Alumni Relations & Annual Giving, Donor Relations, Foundation Relations, Corporate & Institutional Partnerships, Development, Advancement Information Services and Organizational Development.
Director and CEO of the Software Engineering Institute
The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is a global leader in advancing software and cybersecurity to solve the nation’s toughest problems through focused research, development and transition to the broad software engineering community.
Director of Strategic Initiatives and Engagement
The Director of Strategic Initiatives and Engagement leads the university’s strategic planning, connects university-wide initiatives with public and and private sectors, and expands the university’s relationships on a regional, national and global scale.