Meet the President
Paul C. Johnson is the 17th President of Colorado School of Mines, in Golden, Colorado. MINES is world-renowned for producing highly sought-after scientists and engineers, innovations and objective analyses, especially in fields relevant to earth, energy and the environment. MINES enrolls about 6,000 students, offers nearly 50 degree programs, and conducts more than $60 million of research projects annually for industry and governmental agencies.
Education and research in engineering, science and business to solve the world’s most pressing challenges, particularly those related to the Earth, energy and the environment
Colorado School of Mines educates students and advances knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to address the ever-growing challenges, demands and aspirations of today’s world. With cutting-edge classroom and lab experiences, trailblazing research and future-focused ideas, Mines empowers its students, faculty and staff to achieve excellence and push the boundaries of what is possible.
With 2024 in sight, we’re making great progress on the Mines@150 plan.