Theresa Mayer named Purdue executive vice president for research and partnerships
Purdue President Mitch Daniels on Wednesday (June 12) announced that Theresa Mayer, vice president for research and innovation at Virginia Tech, has been named Purdue’s next executive vice president for research and partnerships.
Mayer, who will assume her role on Aug. 1, succeeds Suresh Garimella, who leaves Purdue at the end of June to become president at the University of Vermont.
“We welcome our distinguished alumna Dr. Mayer back to campus. An outstanding researcher and proven successful administrator, we think Theresa has all the qualities to lead our research programs to more new records and even greater success,” Daniels said.
Theresa was a board member of the Valleys Innovation Council and her contributions will not be forgotten!
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