Leadership & University Administration

NYU’s leadership team is dedicated to fulfilling the University’s educational mission and research enterprise, to advancing a vision for the University’s future, and to sustaining its tradition of academic excellence.

The major divisions and their subsequent administrative units can be found in the organizational chart under the leadership of the Office of the President.

Office of the President

Andrew Hamilton is the sixteenth and current President of New York University. A noted chemist, scholar, and Fellow of the Royal Society, President Hamilton began his tenure in January 2016.  Read More 


The overall fiduciaries of the University—the Board of Trustees—create policy, set mission and purpose, and are tasked with building and maintaining a successful organization. They ensure good management and adequate resources and they appoint and support the Office of the President.

The Deans and Directors lead NYU’s schools, colleges, and institutes. The Senior Administration manages the operations of the institution through various administrative units.

The University Senate, chaired by the President, is the chief deliberative body of the University; its membership is made up of representatives of the faculty, students, administrators, and deans.   

Together, these offices and groups make up the leadership and university-wide governance structures.

Administrative Units

The administration of the University is broken down into units. These offices collaborate and communicate with one another not only to maintain NYU's daily operations, but also to plan ahead for the future.

The top divisions of the University and the units that report into them are: