Grace Wang, PhD
A materials scientist and highly accomplished and collaborative leader in higher education, government, and industry, Grace Wang, PhD, began her term as the 17th president of WPI on April 3, 2023.
"In a community where transforming lives is as much about student well-being as it is about our distinctive project-based education and purpose-driven research, I have found my place, my home, as WPI’s 17th president." - Grace Wang
The Inauguration of President Wang
Save the date! The Inauguration of President Grace J. Wang will be held at WPI on March 22nd, 2024.
Moving Forward Together
Read President Wang's message to the community when she took the helm on April 3, 2023.
Getting to Know the WPI Community
As the president-elect during the fall of 2022 and early 2023, Wang visited campus numerous times to meet and engage in conversations with WPI students, faculty, staff, and community members.
"All my interactions and listening have deepened my understanding of our history, culture, and community and excited me for what’s ahead." —President Grace Wang