case western reserve university




exhibit title: Our Presidents


James W. Wagner

Interim President, Case Western Reserve University, 5/3/2001-7/31/2002

President James W. Wagner


B.S.E.E., University of Delaware, 1975, Electrical Engineering

M.S., Johns Hopkins University, 1978, Clinical Engineering

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1984, Materials Science and Engineering




Electronics Engineer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health, 1975-1984

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University, 1984-1988

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University, 1988-1993

Professor, Johns Hopkins University, 1993-1997

Chairman, Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1993-1997

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1998-2003

Dean, The Case School of Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1998-2000

Provost, Case Western Reserve University, 2000-2001, 2002-2003

President, Emory University, 2003-


University Numbers
  2000/01 2001/02
Enrollment 9,614 9,530
Number of faculty 2,124 2,203
Operating expenses $472 million $509 million
Full time undergraduate tuition $20,100 $21,000


The World Trade Center and the Pentagon were attacked by al-Qaeda terrorists.
The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University was created, the first class scheduled for fall 2004.


Regional Population
Cleveland 478,403  
Cuyahoga  County 1,393,978  


Caution should be taken when comparing financial data across long periods of time. Accounting practices have changed substantially during CWRU's nearly 200-year history. In compiling these numbers, we have relied on the most authoritative contemporaneous sources available.

Information was compiled by staff of the Case Western Reserve University Archives, March 2007.