Steven Lerman

Dr. Steven Lerman

Title:
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Address: Rice Hall

Background

Steven Lerman became provost of the George Washington University in July 2010.  Since he arrived at GW, Dr. Lerman has overseen a number of major initiatives. These include the reorganization of the university’s three schools that formerly constituted the Medical Center, detailed planning for Science and Engineering Hall, and expanded research opportunities for undergraduates.

A New Era

Dr. Lerman, together with President Knapp, has forged a partnership with The Textile Museum, leading to the upcoming construction of a new museum building on the university’s Foggy Bottom Campus. In addition, he has worked to create a stronger identity for the university’s Mount Vernon Campus, where he and his wife reside. The university recently opened a state-of-the-art academic building on this campus, which houses the University Writing Program and a portion of the Honors Program. A firm advocate of global education, Dr. Lerman is developing GW's academic presence in China and elsewhere.

Planning for the Future

In 2012, Dr. Lerman launched a collaborative planning process to develop a 10-year, transformational strategic plan. This planning stage included over 90 forums across the university. Vision 2021, unanimously adopted by the Board of Trustees in May 2013, reflects the ideas of trustees, faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

Experience

Dr. Lerman joined the George Washington University from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he served as vice chancellor and dean for graduate education. He began his academic career at MIT as a student, earning a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and a Ph.D. in Transportation Systems Analysis. Dr. Lerman joined the MIT faculty in1975 as assistant professor and rose through the ranks, twice serving as chair of the faculty. His awards and honors include the Advisor of the Year Award from the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students, the Maseeh Teaching Award for best departmental teacher and the Class of 1922 Distinguished Professorship at MIT. At GW, Dr. Lerman holds the A. James Clark Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering.


史蒂文·勒曼 博士
乔治·华盛顿大学常务副校长兼教务长

简述

史蒂文•勒曼在2010年7月1日成为乔治·华盛顿大学的教务长。自他上任以来,勒曼博士负责了多项重大事务,包括重组曾构成医学中心的大学的三个学院,科技大厦的详细规划,以及扩展本科生的研究机会。

一个新纪元

勒曼博士与耐普校长一起和纺织博物馆建立了合作关系,并促成了一家新的博物馆在大学的主校区的建设。此外,他为大学的弗农山(Mount Vernon)校区创造了更为鲜明的校区品牌。而他和他的妻子也居住在大学弗农山校区。同时,大学最近在校区内落成了一座最高建筑水准的学术大楼,作为大学写作项目和部分荣誉课程项目的所在地。作为全球教育的坚定支持者,勒曼博士正在将乔治·华盛顿大学的项目带到中国和其他地方。

未来规划

在2012年,勒曼博士制定了一个合作方案,来设计下一个十年的大学改革战略规划。此规划方案是整个大学将近90个论坛的结果。展望2021被校董会一致通过。该计划反映了来自校董、教授、学生、职工和校友的心声。

履历

在加入乔治·华盛顿大学之前,勒曼博士曾经在麻省理工大学担任副校长以及研究生教育学院的院长。勒曼博士在麻省理工大学获得了土木工程的理学学士及硕士学位,继而获得交通系统分析的博士学位。他于1975年开始在麻省理工大学担任土木工程副教授一职,继而连续两届担任系主任。他曾被国家研究生与职业学生协会授予年度顾问奖,也曾获得Maseeh最佳教学奖,以及麻省理工大学杰出教授的称号。在乔治·华盛顿大学,勒曼博士担任土木环境工程A·詹姆斯·克拉克教席教授。