Jianmin Qu, dean of the School of Engineering at Tufts for six years, will join Stevens Institute of Technology in September as its next provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Under his leadership, the School of Engineering set records in undergraduate and graduate enrollments. Graduate enrollment overall has increased 38%, with the most dramatic growth in graduate degree applications, which doubled over the past six years.
Qu also presided over transformative changes that included the launch of seven master’s programs, three Ph.D. programs, four online degrees, and five certificates. Among initiatives that enhanced the student experience were new faculty positions that focused on teaching excellence.
Annual research expenditures also grew from $20.74 million to $34.13 million during his tenure, an increase of nearly 65%.
“It has been my honor to advance the School of…