Messages from the President
Read communications from the president below.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Statement on Appointment to the President's Export CouncilI am truly honored to be appointed by President Biden to serve on the President’s Export Council. I look forward to bringing the voices of our nation’s research and academic communities to the Council and to working together with my fellow appointees, agency leaders and members of Congress to advise the President and the White House on international trade matters.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
A Transformational Gift to Support Graduate STEM EducationToday, I am thrilled to announce the launch of a new $150 million fellowship program at CMU that will help to broaden access to STEM education. Made possible by an extraordinary commitment from the Norman and Ruth Rales Foundation, the CMU Rales Fellows Program will significantly expand our nation’s ability to cultivate a new generation of domestic, national STEM leaders by eliminating cost as a barrier to CMU master’s degree and Ph.D. programs for talented students from under-resourced and underrepresented backgrounds, including first-generation students, and offering fellows a distinctive, holistic ecosystem of developmental and networking opportunities that will benefit them both during their time at CMU and in their future careers.
Friday, February 17, 2023
A Privilege to ServeIt has been a profound privilege to lead Carnegie Mellon as president over the past five years, and I am humbled and grateful to have the opportunity to serve CMU’s brilliant faculty, students, staff and alumni for another term. I wish to thank Board Chair David Coulter and the members of the Board of Trustees for placing their trust and confidence in me.
Monday, February 13, 2023
Launch of CMU’s 2023 United Way CampaignOne of the most meaningful ways Carnegie Mellon impacts the Pittsburgh region is through our enduring partnership with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Today, we launch CMU’s 2023 United Way Campaign, and I hope each of you will consider joining me in participating.
Thursday, January 19, 2023
Announcing CMU’s New Vice President for ResearchI am pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Theresa Mayer as the new Vice President for Research (VPR), effective February 1, 2023, following a comprehensive, global search.
Thursday, January 12, 2023