Laurie Weingart Appointment Interim Provost of Carnegie Mellon University

Laurie Weingart Appointment Interim Provost of Carnegie Mellon University

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Laurie Weingart, a faculty member since 1989 and senior associate dean of education in the Tepper School of Business, has been named interim provost of Carnegie Mellon University, effective immediately.

Weingart's appointment was announced by Farnam Jahanian, who served as provost for two years before his appointment as interim president on July 1.

Weingart, the Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory, is well known for her research on negotiation, conflict and innovation in teams. She has overseen several academic initiatives in the Tepper School, including the creation of BaseCamp, the immersive MBA orientation program, the Accelerate Leadership Center, and the development of two new master's degree programs. She also is a leader in the Task Force on the CMU Experience.

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