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PreSchool President
The kids at Northeastern's Russell J. Call Children's Center got a special visit from President Aoun when they were learning about Northeastern. Find out what happened when he lead their "circle time."
President Aoun shares a dance with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee during an onstage Q&A.
A Tribute to the Dream: Northeastern’s Annual Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ambassador Aoun
President Aoun leads his first tour group with help from some Husky Ambassadors feeding him lines through a hidden earpiece. Watch the "Ambassador Aoun" video.
Class of 2025
5 prospective students explore Northeastern's campus. Are we ready for the Class of 2025?
Resident President
Northeastern's President Joseph Aoun moves into the Stetson West residence hall. Watch the "Resident President" video.
President Joseph E. Aoun met with internationally renowned stencil artist, Jef Aérosol on the Northeastern University campus on June 8, 2015
September 2014 - President Joseph E. Aoun and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren took a selfie with guests and Federal and state officials.
Veterans Day 2015
Northeastern University held its annual Veterans Day ceremony to honor past and present members of the university community who have served their country.

Presidential Priorities

Globalization of Higher Education

Under President Aoun’s leadership, Northeastern has redefined the global university, expanding co-op and other experiential learning opportunities to more than 128 countries and creating new educational and research partnerships that align with the increasingly global nature of higher education.

President Aoun

Use-Inspired Research

President Aoun has strategically aligned the University’s research enterprise with three global imperatives—health, security, and sustainability. Northeastern focuses on transforming research into commercial solutions that address the world’s most pressing problems.

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President Aoun

Experiential Learning

Building on Northeastern’s leadership in cooperative education, President Aoun has made experiential learning the centerpiece for the university’s innovation in higher education. The integration of classroom and real world experiences makes a Northeastern education more responsive to the needs of the 21st century economy.

Innovation In Higher Education

President Aoun is a leading voice for innovation in higher education, particularly as Artificial Intelligence and robotics are expected to impact the workforce and the global economy. Northeastern is a leader in innovating in multiple areas, including preparing students for success in this new era, creating knowledge at the frontiers of science, and reaching lifelong learners through a global network of campuses.