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)
  • Harold C. Shields, Vice Chair (Allison Park)
  • Senator Ryan P. Aument (Landisville)
  • Audrey F. Bronson (Philadelphia)
  • Secretary Sarah E. Galbally (Harrisburg)
  • Molly E. Gallagher (Toughkenamon)
  • Representative Michael K. Hanna (Lock Haven)
  • Shaina Marie Hilsey (Garnet Valley)
  • Donald E. Houser Jr. (Coraopolis)
  • Barbara McIlvaine Smith (West Chester)
  • Marian D. Moskowitz (Malvern)
  • Thomas S. Muller (Lower Macungie)
  • Secretary Pedro A. Rivera (Harrisburg)
  • Senator Judith L. Schwank (Reading)
  • Samuel H. Smith (Punxsutawney)
  • Brian H. Swatt (Jermyn)
  • Neil R. Weaver (York)
  • 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)
  • 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

  • Paula D. Shaffner, Esq. '80, President
  • Thomas E. Mills, IV ’81, Vice President
  • Christopher J. DiGiuseppe ’89, Treasurer
  • John H. Baker '74, Secretary
  • Susan Vanscovich, Interim Executive Director
  • Jennifer Coffey, Assistant Treasurer and CFO
  • J. Alan Butcher '88 M'92
  • Frank Branca ’70
  • Millie C. Cassidy
  • Deborah J. Chase ’76
  • Edward N. Collison '93
  • Zebulun R. Davenport
  • Paul D. Emrick '88
  • Thomas A. Fillippo ’69, Council of Trustees Representative
  • Christopher M. Fiorentino
  • David A. Gansky ’88
  • Carl Gersbach ’70
  • Maury Hoberman
  • David P. Holveck ’68
  • Joan M. Kaminski '69
  • Kathleen Leidheiser, Alumna
  • Donald E. Leisey ’59
  • Todd Murphy
  • Tahany Naggar
  • John N. Nickolas '90
  • John R. Panichello ’83
  • Michael Peich
  • Lewis Raibley, III '83
  • James P. Shinehouse '80
  • May Van '89 MBA
  • Roger B. Ware '82
  • Christine Warren ’90, M’99

West Chester University Alumni Association Board of Directors

  • Lisa Wright Bryant '87, President
  • Nick Polcini '00, M'05, Vice President
  • Mark Drochek '86, Treasurer
  • William (Bill) Scottoline '74, Secretary
  • Matthew M. Holliday '09, Immediate Past President
  • Lauren Bolden '12, M'14
  • Robert Fanelli '60, M'66
  • Dean Gentekos '07
  • Jamie W. Goncharoff, Esq. ’82
  • Johathan Long, Esq. '03
  • Alison Maguire '07
  • Elaine Mann '91
  • Edward Monroe '89
  • Stephen Nicolai, Esq. '08
  • Patrick O'Connor M'92
  • Alyssa Polakowski '09, M'92
  • Denise Bowman Trigo '98
  • Andy Truscott '09
  • Ruthann Waldie '80

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
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

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

John Villella (1986) Vice President for University Affairs
B.S., M.M., West Chester University; Ed.D., Widener University

Tabetha Adkins (2018) Associate Provost for Student Success, Dean, University College; Professor of English
B.A., Marshall University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisville

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

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

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

Radha Pyati (2018) Dean, College of the Sciences and Mathematics; Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Evan Leach (1993), Interim Dean, College of Business and Public Management; Professor of Management
B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., West Chester University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

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

Structure of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Division

R. Lorraine Bernotsky, Executive Vice President and Provost
Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr., Senior Vice Provost
Nicole Bennett, Vice Provost for Research and Creative Activities
Tabetha Adkins, Associate Provost for Student Success and Dean of University College
Amanda Phillips, Associate Dean for The Graduate School
Joseph Santivasci, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management & Campus Planning
Lisa Yannick, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
Megan Jerabek, University Registrar and Assistant Vice President for Academic Systems

Academic Development Program
Learning Assistance and Resource Center
Honors College
Office of Services for Students with Disabilities
Exploratory Studies

College of Arts and Humanities

Jen Bacon, 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 and Media

English

History

Languages and Cultures

Philosophy

Theatre and Dance

Women's and Gender Studies

College of Business and Public Management

Evan Leach, Interim Dean
Lori Fuller, Faculty Associate to the Dean
Cindy Cheyney, Assistant 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

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
Melissa Reed, Interim 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

Radha Pyati, 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 Engineering

Political Science

Psychology

School of Music

Chris Hanning, 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.