Peter E. Landgren

Peter LandgrenPeter Landgren was named President of the University of Cincinnati Foundation and Vice President for Advancement at UC in August 2017 and took office Oct. 2, 2017. In his role, Landgren oversees all philanthropic efforts for the university and UC Health and alumni engagement through the University of Cincinnati Alumni Association.

Landgren, an alumnus of the UC’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), previously served as Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the university, as well as Dean of CCM.

Prior to his appointment at CCM in 2011, Landgren served as Conservatory Director at Baldwin-Wallace College from 2007-2011. He had spent the previous 29 years as a musician with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 26 years of which he served as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University (JHU). From 2005-2006, Landgren served JHU’s Peabody Institute as the Interim Director.

Landgren’s role as UC Foundation president is groundbreaking. His background as a faculty member, dean and interim provost has uniquely positioned him to understand the role philanthropy can play in elevating a university. And, as a UC alumnus, he brings a distinct passion and connection to UC’s values and mission.