Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Mathematics Arthur Heinricher currently serves as Interim Provost and Senior Vice President. As dean, he was responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of all aspects of the undergraduate experience at WPI, providing leadership and working with the faculty to implement new undergraduate curricular and structural changes. Together with the Dean of Students, he worked to ensure an appropriate balance and synergy between academics and student life. In 2012, Heinricher led the university’s self-study working with faculty and administration to facilitate the external review for institutional accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
He joined WPI in 1992 as a faculty member in Mathematical Sciences.