Dennis Brown | February 22, 2016
Gregory P. Crawford, vice president, associate provost and professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame, was elected Friday (Feb. 19) as the 22nd president of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, effective July 1.
Formerly the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science at Notre Dame, Crawford is returning to his home state. He is a native of Elyria, Ohio, and earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.
Crawford most recently has led the development of Notre Dame’s presence in California, initially in the Bay Area. His focus has been on expanding career services, internships and employment opportunities for Notre Dame undergraduates; recruiting students from leading California high schools to Notre Dame; expanding development efforts in the state; and offering courses and programs through this new presence in California as well as through online learning.