AGU CEO Announces Leadership Transition

8 October 2019

WASHINGTON–Chris McEntee, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) CEO and executive director, announced today that she will be departing AGU at the end of the first quarter 2020. You can read the full announcement here.

Inquiries about the executive search are premature at this time.


Founded in 1919, AGU is a not-for-profit scientific society dedicated to advancing Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. We support 60,000 members, who reside in 135 countries, as well as our broader community, through high-quality scholarly publications, dynamic meetings, our dedication to science policy and science communications, and our commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workforce, as well as many other innovative programs. AGU is home to the award-winning news publication Eos, the Thriving Earth Exchange, where scientists and community leaders work together to tackle local issues, and a headquarters building that represents Washington, D.C.’s first net zero energy commercial renovation. We are celebrating our Centennial in 2019. #AGU100 

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