Leadership & University Administration
NYU's leadership team is dedicated to fulfilling the University’s educational mission and research enterprise, advancing a vision for its future, and sustaining its tradition of academic excellence.
Office of the President
The major divisions of the University and their subsequent administrative units can be found in the organizational chart under the leadership of the Office of the President.
Linda G. Mills is the seventeenth and current President of New York University. Having overseen NYU's unrivaled global presence and shaping and supporting the student experience, President Mills has contributed groundbreaking research in domestic violence treatment, is a widely published author, and an accomplished filmmaker and began her tenure on July 1, 2023.
Office of the Provost
As NYU's chief academic officer, the Provost is responsible for setting the University's academic strategy and priorities.
Georgina Dopico was named Interim Provost of NYU in May of 2022. A scholar of literature, history, culture, and gender studies in early-modern Spain, she is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Language and Literature in the Faculty of Arts and Science. She joined the NYU faculty in 2000.
Board of Trustees
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 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.
Councils within the University Senate
NYU has four councils that represent faculty, students, and administrators in the University Senate:
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: