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President Aoun’s Message to the Faculty

Northeastern is a university immersed in the world, and this sets us apart. As the newest members of our world-class faculty, you are part of a community that is dedicated to impactful works and animated by an ardent intellectual spirit. This vivid convergence of thought and action keeps us focused on use-inspired research devoted to solving the world’s grand challenges.

Your work is integral to our efforts to be the best in class in key research domains. Every year, thanks to the brilliance and rigor of our faculty colleagues, Northeastern builds on its signature research strengths and establishes new footholds in emerging and cutting-edge fields.

There are many discoveries that yet await us. To unveil them, we combine an immutable yearning for knowledge with the discipline to pursue it wherever it leads, bolstered by an unwavering commitment to education. This is a test of any scholar’s mettle. Yet every day, you, our faculty colleagues, perform marvels.  You transform lives.  You safeguard our environment and the flow of data. Most of all, you make a difference in the world.

I look forward to many years working together, devoted to the advancement of knowledge.


Joseph E. Aoun

This message from President Aoun appeared in the Fall 2015 New Faculty Issue of news@Northeastern. Visit this webpage to learn more about this year’s new and promoted faculty members.

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