Maurie McInnis

Maurie McInnis has served as the sixth president of Stony Brook University — one of America’s leading public universities, an internationally recognized research institution, and a member of the Association of American Universities — since July 1, 2020. As chief executive for Stony Brook, McInnis also oversees Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island’s premier academic health center, which encompasses five health sciences schools, four hospitals, and 200 community-based healthcare settings.

Under her leadership, Stony Brook has been designated a State University of New York (SUNY) flagship institution; substantial new funding has been targeted to foster diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields; and the University has been named a finalist in its bid to become the anchor institution for the Governors Island Center for Climate Solutions in New York City.

President McInnis is also a key player in furthering economic development on Long Island and in Stony Brook’s role as part of the management team of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy facility.