Office of the President

Leading an innovative institution to make a world of difference

Laurie Leshin, an accomplished academic and administrative leader, geochemist and space scientist, assumed WPI’s presidency on June 1, 2014.  Her inauguration will take place in November. Learn more.  

WPI, a technological university with a human heart and a global reach, approaches STEM learning and discovery the way it should be approached. It’s not good enough to train students in the STEM fields—we expect our students to use their skills to make a positive impact on the world, one project at a time.

—President Leshin