Stevens President Nariman Farvardin has served the university since July 2011. Working with his cabinet, the Stevens Board of Trustees and an advisory Leadership Council, and guided by a detailed 10-year Strategic Plan, his leadership reflects Stevens' commitments to collaboration, impact and the leveraging of technology to solve society's most pressing challenges.

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private co-educational research institution. Stevens Institute of Technology was created by act of the New Jersey legislature in 1870 and operates as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. As a private institution, Stevens is governed by its Board of Trustees, operating under the By-Laws of the University, and by its President.