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Sarah C. Mangelsdorf

University of Rochester President and G. Robert Witmer, Jr. University Professor

Sarah C. Mangelsdorf became president of the University of Rochester on July 1, 2019. “I am grateful and honored to have been given the opportunity to lead one of the world’s great research universities.”

Mangelsdorf has been reappointed president of the University of Rochester for the 2024–29 term.


Leading Rochester into a future with Boundless Possibility

The 2030 strategic plan is here, with bold and transformational goals that will guide the University of Rochester toward framing and solving the greatest challenges of the future. Learn more from President Sarah C. Mangelsdorf and Provost David Figlio about the launch of the plan, and discover how you can be boundless.

Boundless Possibility in action

David Figlio and trustee Lizette Pérez-Deisboeck this weekend to share a conversation on the State of the University.

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President Mangelsdorf began her Instagram feed at @urochestermangelsdorf on her first day in office, sharing her unique view of our community as she connects with students, faculty, staff, civic leaders, local organizations, parents, and alumni. “I don’t like to just make appearances,” she says. “I like to get to know people.”

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