Kerop Janoyan, Ph.D.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

University of La Verne

Dr. Kerop Janoyan is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of La Verne.  Most recently, he served as the Dean of the Graduate School and was a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University, where he has also served as Interim Dean of the Lewis School of Health Sciences and Director of Distance Learning.  He received his Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Janoyan is a seasoned administrator and an accomplished educator and researcher with experience in leading complex and expansive portfolios.  He has a record of building trust through responsive communications along with a consultative and inclusive process.  He has helped develop and gain alignment around new strategies for undergraduate and graduate education, research and partnerships that emphasize a commitment to excellence in scholarship, education, engagement, diversity and inclusion.  He has contributed to developing prudent and transparent budgeting and financial management approaches to ensure sustained growth in institutional excellence.

Dr. Janoyan has been recognized numerous times for his teaching, research, and service efforts at UCLA and Clarkson University and he was elected By-Fellow of Churchill College at Cambridge University where he spent his sabbatical stay.  Dr. Janoyan’s research and development expertise covers a broad range of related and interdisciplinary topics with a strong focus on aspects of intelligent and sustainable infrastructure and clean and renewable energy systems. He has an extensive history of participation in academic and joint industrial projects. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 technical papers and reports and his research and development efforts have garnered over $5 million in external funding. Dr. Janoyan has advised numerous graduate and undergraduate students who have received many honors and awards and started successful careers in the profession and in academia.