Read communications from the president to the campus community below.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Announcing CMU’s Vice President for University Communications and MarketingFollowing a comprehensive national search, I’m delighted to announce [link to news story] that Nicholas Scibetta will be joining Carnegie Mellon as our new Vice President for University Communications and Marketing, starting August 16. A global communications and marketing executive with more than two decades of experience, Nicholas recently served as vice president for marketing and communications for Stony Brook University and Stony Brook Medicine health system.
Monday, June 21, 2021
Interim Leadership of the Office of the Vice President for ResearchLast month I announced that J. Michael McQuade will be stepping down from his role as Vice President for Research (VPR) at the end of June. As we prepare to launch the search for Michael’s successor, I am pleased to share that Daryl Weinert, CMU’s Vice President for Operations, has graciously agreed to serve as Interim VPR.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
Launch of Public and Population Health Working GroupAt this pivotal time for our global society, an exciting opportunity exists to build on this foundation and expand CMU’s impact in public and population health. With the support of Provost Garrett and the academic deans, I have asked Amelia Haviland, professor of statistics and health policy in the Heinz College, and Roni Rosenfeld, professor and head of machine learning in the School of Computer Science to co-chair a working group to explore this opportunity.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Update on the University’s Executive Management TeamI write today to announce that I am making permanent two temporary senior leadership appointments on the university’s Executive Management Team that were made following the departure of two executives. After consulting with members of the university’s leadership and other stakeholders, and with the support of the Board of Trustees, I have decided to permanently appoint Daryl as CMU’s next Vice President for Operations. Mary Jo Dively, who is CMU’s Vice President and General Counsel, is permanently appointed as Secretary of the Corporation in addition to her responsibilities as Vice President and General Counsel.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
George Floyd Statement"On May 25, 2020, a crowd of bystanders, and later the entire nation, watched in horror as George Floyd's life was taken. Today, on the one-year anniversary of his murder, we still grieve for Mr. Floyd and yearn for a nation where these and other senseless acts are no longer common."
Thursday, May 20, 2021