Daniele Struppa

PRESIDENT: CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY

Completed first year as president in September … celebrated by accepting $21M Keck Foundation naming gift for science, engineering center … hard-core math, computer science; says he’s most passionate about math, as kid wanted to be mathematician … turning point in life: ‘meeting my wife, Lisa’ Sparks, Chapman school of communication dean … hero: Nepali Tenzing Norgay, who scaled Everest