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University Leadership

Since taking office in March 2009, Ronald J. Daniels, Johns Hopkins University's 14th president, has focused his leadership on enhanced interdisciplinary collaboration, individual excellence, and community engagement. These three overarching themes created the backbone of the Ten by Twenty, a strategic vision for Johns Hopkins through 2020.

In his writing, his advocacy, and his personal commitment, President Daniels—a law and economics scholar—has taken a leadership role in a number of areas, including urban engagement, especially within the local Baltimore community; the funding of research in general and young researchers in particular; and fostering innovation and entrepreneurialism.

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Ten by Twenty Progress Report

In March 2015, the university launched its first progress report online, presenting 30 snapshots of projects large and small that exemplify its work toward the Ten by Twenty goals

Office of the Provost

Robert C. Lieberman took office as Johns Hopkins University’s 14th provost in July 2013. He is the chief academic officer and second-ranking member of the senior administration, responsible for promoting and coordinating the university’s teaching and research mission. He also oversees the university’s nine schools as well as several interdisciplinary programs and academic centers.

On Sept. 1, 2016, Lieberman will be replaced by Sunil Kumar, a widely published expert on operations management and research who has been dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business since 2011. Provost's Office website

Deans and Directors

Johns Hopkins’ excellence is grounded in its many divisions, working together as one university. Our deans and directors guide the university’s research and educational programs on the divisional level. University leadership bios

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees was established by university founder Johns Hopkins in 1867, when he filed a certificate of incorporation for “The Johns Hopkins University” and named the first 12 trustees. As the university’s chief governing body, the Board of Trustees protects the university’s integrity, ensures that it fulfills the purposes for which it was established, and preserves and augments its physical and financial assets. Board of Trustees website