Our Trustees

Steven Lerman

Trustee, NPS Foundation

Dr. Steven Lerman has more than 40 years of experience in higher education, most recently serving as Provost for the Naval Postgraduate School (2016-2020). Prior to that, he served as the provost and executive vice president of academic affairs at The George Washington University from 2010-2015 and as the A. James Clark professor of civil and environmental engineering from 2010-2016. As provost, Lerman was responsible for The George Washington University's 10 schools and colleges, athletics, the Division of Student Affairs and the university library.

Lerman is a past Lilly Teaching Fellow, and the recipient of several teaching awards including the Maseeh Teaching Award, as well as the Advisor of the Year award through the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students. He has both chaired and served as a member of countless academic, industry and government advisory boards, and is broadly published in his field of transportation systems analysis.

Lerman received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in civil engineering, and his doctorate in transportation systems analysis from MIT.