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the inauguration of President

MAURIE McINNIS

Sixth President

of Stony Brook University

Saturday, October 23 11 AM

Maurie McInnis Portrait

Script M Image                    Maurie McInnis became the sixth president of Stony Brook University on July 1, 2020. As chief executive for Stony Brook, she also oversees Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island’s premier academic medical center, which encompasses five health sciences schools, four hospitals and 200 community-based healthcare settings. She is a key player in furthering economic development on Long Island and in Stony Brook’s role as part of the management team of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy facility.

Before coming to Stony Brook, she served four years as executive vice president and provost at the University of Texas at Austin, a top public  research university of more than 50,000 students. Prior to that, she spent nearly 20 years at the University of Virginia in various academic and administrative appointments, including vice provost for academic affairs, associate dean for undergraduate academic programs in the  College of Arts and Sciences, director of American studies and professor of art history.

President McInnis is a renowned cultural historian of the 19th century American South. She received a bachelor’s degree with highest distinction in art history from the University of Virginia, and a master’s degree and PhD in art history from Yale University. She and her husband, Dean, have two children. 

Script M Image                    Maurie McInnis became the sixth president of Stony Brook University on July 1, 2020. As chief executive for Stony Brook, she also oversees Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island’s premier academic medical center, which encompasses five health sciences schools, four hospitals and 200 community-based healthcare settings. She is a key player in furthering economic development on Long Island and in Stony Brook’s role as part of the management team of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy facility.

Before coming to Stony Brook, she served four years as executive vice president and provost at the University of Texas at Austin, a top public research university of more than 50,000 students. Prior to that, she spent nearly 20 years at the University of Virginia in various academic and administrative appointments, including vice provost for academic affairs, associate dean for undergraduate academic programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, director of American studies and professor of art history.

President McInnis is a renowned cultural historian of the 19th century American South. She received a bachelor’s degree with highest distinction in art history from the University of Virginia, and a master’s degree and PhD in art history from Yale University. She and her husband, Dean, have two children.