James W. Wagner

President 2003-2016James Wagner

  • An engineer, award-winning teacher and scientist
  • Recruited from Case Western Reserve University
  • Initiates campus-wide initiative to develop university vision statement
  • Launches 2005-2015 strategic plan, Where Courageous Inquiry Leads
  • Launches Campaign Emory that raises nearly $1.7 billion from nearly 150,000 alumni, staff, faculty, students, and friends of Emory
  • Serves as vice chair on the U.S. Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
  • Named as charter fellow of National Academy of Inventors