Dr. M. David Rudd is President of the University of Memphis, a position he has held since May of 2014. As a Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, he also continues funded research, along with his affiliation with the National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah, as co-founder and scientific director. Before transitioning to his current position, he served as Provost for over a year in Memphis. Prior to moving to Memphis, he was dean of the College of Social & Behavioral Science at the University of Utah.
In a city known for doing things our own way is a University that’s driven to do the same. At the UofM, they think differently about education. On both their Memphis campus and Lambuth campus in Jackson, they blur the outdated lines of academic pursuits and active ones. Because the best way to learn is to simply do.