Gregory L. Fenves, President, Emory University

“At this unprecedented moment in history, Emory's leadership in education, research, and health care has never been more important. I am honored to join everyone in this community as we further our mission and work thoughtfully and passionately to serve society at the highest level.”

Gregory L. Fenves President, Emory University
Gregory L. Fenves

Emory’s 21st President


Gregory L. Fenves comes from the University of Texas (UT) at Austin, where he had been president since 2015. During a 12-year tenure at UT, Fenves served first as dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering, ranked among the top 10 engineering schools in the US, then as provost, and ultimately as president.

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One Emory Strategic Framework

Faculty Excellence

Foster a culture of eminence that attracts and inspires scholars of the highest order

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Academic Community of Choice

Cultivate a thriving campus and a compelling student experience

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Innovation through Scholarship and Creative Expression

Harness imagination and discovery to address 21st-century challenges

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Atlanta as a Gateway to the World

Unleash Emory and Atlanta's shared future to mobilize change for the world

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