• Caltech provost David Tirrell
    Credit: Alex H. Parker

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell assumes his new role on campus

On October 1, 2017 chemistry professor and Beckman Institute director David Tirrell officially steps into his new position as Caltech's 10th provost.

A Caltech faculty member since 1998, Tirrell, the Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, chaired the division from 1999 to 2009.

Read more about Tirrell and his new role.