Administration Information

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Tom Wolf, Governor

State System of Higher Education

Frank T. Brogan, Chancellor

Board of Governors

  • Cynthia D. Shapira, Chair (Pittsburgh)
  • David M. Maser, Vice Chair (Philadelphia)
  • Aaron A. Walton, Vice Chair (Allison Park)
  • Senator Ryan P. Aument (Landisville)
  • Representative Matthew E. Baker (Wellsboro)
  • Audrey F. Bronson (Philadelphia)
  • Secretary Sarah E. Galbally (Harrisburg)
  • Representative Michael K. Hanna (Lock Haven)
  • Donald E. Houser Jr. (Coraopolis)
  • Jonathan B. Mack (Indiana)
  • Barbara McIlvaine Smith (West Chester)
  • Daniel P. Meuser (Shavertown)
  • Thomas S. Muller (Lower Macungie)
  • Guido M. Pichini (Wyomissing)
  • Secretary Pedro A. Rivera (Harrisburg)
  • Senator Judith L. Schwank (Reading)
  • Harold C. Shields (Allison Park)
  • Governor Tom Wolf (Harrisburg)
  • F. Eugene Dixon, Jr., Chairperson Emeritus (Deceased)

West Chester University Council of Trustees

  • Thomas A. Fillippo, Chair (Malvern)
  • J. Adam Matlawski, Esq., Council Vice Chair (Havertown)
  • Marian D. Moskowitz, Secretary (Malvern)
  • Judge Barry C. Dozor (Broomall)
  • Christopher H. Franklin (Bryn Mawr)
  • Jonathan Ireland (Coatesville)
  • Christopher H. Franklin (Bryn Mawr)
  • Representative Stephen Kinsey (Philadelphia)
  • Christopher A. Lewis, Esq. (Berwyn)
  • Ryan M. Long (West Chester)
  • Eli Silberman (Unionville)
  • Senator Robert M. Tomlinson (Bensalem)
  • Frank T. Brogan, Chancellor, ex-officio (Harrisburg)

Trustees Emeriti

  • Bernard J. Carrozza
  • Johanna K. Havlick (deceased)
  • William E. Hughes, Sr.
  • J. Curtis Joyner
  • John Unruh

West Chester University Foundation Board of Directors

  • Keith Beale ’77, President
  • Thomas E. Mills, IV ’81, Vice President
  • Christopher J. DiGiuseppe ’89, Treasurer
  • Sandra F. Mather ’64, M’68, Secretary
  • Richard T. Przywara, Executive Director
  • James P. Argires '56
  • John H. Baker '74
  • J. Alan Butcher '88 M'92
  • Frank Branca ’70
  • Millie C. Cassidy
  • Deborah J. Chase ’76
  • Zebulun R. Davenport
  • Thomas A. Fillippo ’69, Council of Trustees Representative
  • Christopher M. Fiorentino
  • David A. Gansky ’88
  • Carl Gersbach ’70
  • John A. Gontarz
  • Maury Hoberman
  • David P. Holveck ’68
  • Kathleen Leidheiser, Alumna
  • Donald E. Leisey ’59
  • Tahany Naggar
  • John N. Nickolas '90
  • Michael O’Rourke
  • John R. Panichello ’83
  • Mark G. Pavlovich
  • Michael Peich
  • Paula D. Shaffner, Esq. ’80
  • James P. Shinehouse '80
  • Roger B. Ware '82
  • Christine Warren ’90, M’99

West Chester University Alumni Association Board of Directors

  • Dean Gentekos ’07, President
  • Matthew M. Holliday ’09, Vice President
  • Robert E. Smith '72, Treasurer
  • Denise Bowman Trigo ’98, Secretary
  • Jeffrey Stein ’91
  • Lisa Wright Bryant '87
  • Clay Cauley, Sr., Esq. '96
  • Mark Drochek '86
  • Bill Friedmann M'09
  • Brigid Gallagher '12
  • Jamie W. Goncharoff, Esq. ’82
  • Jerome R. Hunt, Ph.D. '03 M'06
  • Johathan Long, Esq. '03
  • Lovisha Love-Diggs
  • Amy Miller-Spavlik ’90, M’92
  • Nick Polcini '00 M'05
  • William Scottoline '74
  • Justin Sochovka '14
  • Michael Willard '03

Alumni Association Board of Directors Emeriti

  • Carmen Evans Culp ’52, M’64
  • Janice Weir Etshied ’50 (deceased)
  • Karl Helicher ’72, M’82, M’87
  • Joseph Kienle '72 M'74
  • Richard D. Merion ’59, M’69
  • John F. Murphy ’43 (deceased)
  • Luther B. Sowers ’49

Senior Administration

Christopher M. Fiorentino (1985) President 
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Temple University

R. Lorraine Bernotsky (1996) Executive Vice President and Provost; Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Department of Public Policy and Administration
B.A., Messiah College; M.A., Temple University; M.Phil, D.Phil., University of Oxford

Zebulun R. Davenport (2017) Vice President for Student Affairs
B.S., James Madison University; M.Ed., James Madison University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Dikran Kassabian (2016) Vice President for Information Services and Technology
B.S., Long Island University; M.S., University of Rochester; Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania

Janice Orlov (2017) Vice President for Administration and Finance
B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Drexel University; M.B.A., Wilkes University; Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania

Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr. (2009) Senior Vice Provost; Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Department of Public Policy and Administration
B.S., Austin Peay State University; M.P.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Louisville

Mark G. Pavlovich (2000) Vice President for Advancement and Sponsored Research
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Corinne Murphy (2006) Interim Vice Provost; Professor of Special Education, Department of Special Education
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University

Joseph Santivasci (2003) Assistant Provost and Assistant Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management
B.S., Widener University; M.Ed., University of Delaware

Timothy V. Blair (1992) Associate Vice President for Cultural Engagement
B.Mus., Susquehanna University; M.M., The New England Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., Catholic University of America

Amanda Phillips (2013) Interim Graduate Dean, Graduate Studies
B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.A.E., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Jen S. Bacon (2000) Interim Dean, College of Arts and Humanities; Professor of English, Department of English
B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Anthony Wheeler (2017) Dean, College of Business and Public Management
B.A., University of Maryland at College Park; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Jack Waber (1976) Interim Dean, College of the Sciences and Mathematics; Professor of Biology, Department of Biology
B.A., Hope College (Mich.); Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Kenneth D. Witmer, Jr. (2011) Dean, College of Education and Social Work
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

Scott Heinerichs (2004) Interim Dean, College of Health Sciences; Professor of Sports Medicine, Department of Sports Medicine
B.S., West Chester University; M.A.T., University of South Carolina; Ed.D., Widener University

Chris L. Hanning (1995) Interim Dean, School of Music; Professor of Applied Music, Department of Applied Music
B.A., B.A., University of South Florida; M.M., University of Akron; D.M.A., University of Colorado

K. Hyoejin Yoon (2002) Senior Associate Dean, College of Arts and Humanities
B.S., B.A., M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York

Jon Esser (2015) Associate Dean, College of Arts and Humanities
B.F.A., Purchase College, SUNY; M.F.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY

Lori Fuller (2008) Interim Associate Dean, College of Business and Public Management; Professor of Accounting, Department of Accounting
B.B.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Arizona State University

James P. Capolupo (2015) Associate Dean, College of Education and Social Work
B.S., West Chester University; M.A., C.A.S., Arcadia University; D.M.A., The Combs College of Music; D.H.L., Cabrini University

David Bell (2016) Associate Dean, College of Education and Social Work
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.Ed., Loyola University, Ed.D., Loyola University

Vacant, Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences

Vishal Shah (2016) Associate Dean, College of the Sciences and Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Sardar Patel University, India

Structure of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Division

R. Lorraine Bernotsky, Executive Vice President and Provost
Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr., Senior Vice Provost
Corinne Murphy, Interim Vice Provost
Joseph Santivasci, Assistant Provost and Assistant Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management

Academic Development Program
Learning Assistance and Resource Center
Honors College
Office of Services for Students with Disabilities
Pre-Major Academic Advising Center

College of Arts and Humanities

Jen Bacon, Interim Dean
K. Hyoejin Yoon, Senior Associate Dean
Jon Esser, Associate Dean

Undergraduate programs in the College of Arts and Humanities
Graduate programs in the College of Arts and Humanities

Art + Design

Communication Studies

English

History

Languages and Cultures

Philosophy

Theatre and Dance

Women's and Gender Studies

College of Business and Public Management

Anthony Wheeler, Dean
Lori Fuller, Interim Associate Dean

Undergraduate programs in the College of Business and Public Management
Graduate programs in the College of Business and Public Management

Accounting

Criminal Justice

Economics and Finance

Geography and Planning

Management

Marketing

Public Policy and Administration

College of Education and Social Work

Kenneth D. Witmer, Jr., Dean
David Bell,  Associate Dean for Curriculum and Accreditation
James Capolupo, Associate Dean for Partnerships, Grants, and Faculty Development

Undergraduate programs in the College of Education and Social Work
Graduate programs in the College of Education and Social Work

Counselor Education

Early and Middle Grades Education

Educational Foundations and Policy Studies

Graduate Social Work

Literacy

Special Education

Undergraduate Social Work

College of Health Sciences

Scott Heinerichs, Interim Dean
Vacant, Associate Dean

Undergraduate programs in the College of Health Sciences
Graduate programs in the College of Health Sciences

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Health

Kinesiology

Nursing

Nutrition

Sports Medicine

College of the Sciences and Mathematics

Jack Waber, Interim Dean
Vishal Shah, Associate Dean
Lisa Marano, Dean's Assistant for Student Issues

Undergraduate programs in the College of the Sciences and Mathematics
Graduate programs in the College of the Sciences and Mathematics

Anthropology and Sociology

Biology

Chemistry

Computer Science

Earth and Space Sciences

Mathematics

Physics and Pre-Engineering

Political Science

Psychology

School of Music

Chris Hanning, Interim Dean

Undergraduate programs in the School of Music
Graduate programs in the School of Music

Applied Music

Music Education

Music Theory, History, and Composition

University Libraries

Mary Page, University Librarian
Amy Ward, Associate University Librarian

Francis H. Green Library

Presser Music Library

 

*West Chester University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.