Office of the President

Harriet Nembhard

Meet Harriet B. Nembhard

Harriet B. Nembhard is a leader in the field of industrial and operations engineering and a voice on the national level for transforming undergraduate STEM education.

Nembhard has held academic leadership positions at University of Iowa, Oregon State University and The Pennsylvania State University, where she was the founding director of the Center for Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems.

Her research into co-curricular STEM education and its role in undergraduate identity formation received National Science Foundation funding, and she serves on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine joint roundtable on advancing change in undergraduate STEM education. 

Harriet Nembhard’s Biography

President’s Message

Harriet Nembhard welcomes you to Harvey Mudd College


Community Connections

We invite you to meet with President Nembhard as she visits with the Harvey Mudd College community both on campus and across the country this fall. We hope you will join us for these Community Connections as together, we explore ways that the College can continue to accelerate its success in a rapidly changing world.

President’s Cabinet

Harriet B. Nembhard

Thyra Briggs
Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid

Andrew Dorantes
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Tom Donnelly
Vice President for Academic Affairs
R. Michael Shanahan Dean of the Faculty

Cindy Martinez
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Kimberly Stafford
Interim Vice President for Advancement

Joseph Vaughan
Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Computing and Information Services

Karen Angemi
Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Timothy L. Hussey
Chief Communications Officer and Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Office of the President

The Office of the President is located on the second floor of the R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning.

Harriet B. Nembhard

Hieu Nguyen
Special Advisor to the President

Karen Angemi
Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Kelly Lauer
Executive Assistant to the President