About the Provost
Thomas J. LeBlanc, executive vice president and provost, was appointed in 2005. He is the chief academic officer and chief budget officer for the University and is responsible for overseeing and coordinating academic programs and enhancing the educational mission of the University. He is also a professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Previously, LeBlanc served as dean of the college faculty in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering at the University of Rochester. His publications include writings on operating systems, parallel programming, and software engineering.
He holds a Ph.D. and a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from State University of New York at Plattsburgh.