Monday, April 30, 2012
News Brief: Thorpe Named Senior VP and Provost at Clarkson University
Chuck Thorpe has been named senior vice president and provost at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., effective July 10. Thorpe, a CMU alumnus, is a former head of the Robotics Institute and the founding dean of Carnegie Mellon Qatar (2004-2010). “We at Carnegie Mellon wish Chuck Thorpe much success at Clarkson University. In all of his roles at CMU since joining the faculty in 1984, he has proven himself over and over as a visible and approachable leader who encourages collaboration and problem-solving. He has left a lasting imprint on the CMU Robotics Institute and our campus in Qatar,” said CMU President Jared L. Cohon.