Jem Spectar, PhD

  • University President

Dr. Jem Spectar has served as the President of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (Pitt-Johnstown) since July 2007.

Since then, President Spectar has provided visionary, energetic and creative leadership that has contributed to the achievement of transformative strategic goals including, significant academic program innovation, construction of new facilities, resource development and revitalized community relations. Under Spectar’s leadership, Pitt-Johnstown has since launched three new schools – nursing & health sciences, business & enterprise and engineering - that have elevated the stature, profile and impact of the institution.