Administration Information

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Tom Wolf, Governor

State System of Higher Education

Daniel Greenstein, Chancellor

Board of Governors

  • Cynthia D. Shapira, Chair (Pittsburgh)
  • David M. Maser, Vice Chair (Philadelphia)
  • Samuel H. Smith, Vice Chair (Punxsutawney)
  • Representative Tim Briggs (King of Prussia)
  • Nicole Dunlop, Student Representative (Slippery Rock University)
  • Alex Fefolt, Student Representative (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
  • Tanya I. Garcia, Designee for Acting Secretary of Education Noe Ortega (Harrisburg)
  • William Gindlesperger (Chambersburg)
  • Donald E. Houser Jr. (Coraopolis)
  • Senator Scott Martin (Lancaster)
  • Marian D. Moskowitz (Malvern)
  • The Honorable Thomas S. Muller (Lower Macungie)
  • Noe Ortega, Acting Secretary of Education (Harrisburg)
  • Representative Brad Roae (Meadville)
  • B. Michael Schaul (Harrisburg)
  • Senator Judith L. Schwank (Reading)
  • Larry C. Skinner (Philadelphia)
  • Meg Snead, Designee for Governor Wolf (Harrisburg)
  • Stephen L. Washington, Student Representative (Shippensburg University)
  • Neil R. Weaver (York)
  • Governor Tom Wolf (Harrisburg)
  • Janet L. Yeomans (Philadelphia)
  • F. Eugene Dixon, Jr., Chairperson Emeritus (Deceased)

West Chester University Council of Trustees

  • Senator Robert M. Tomlinson '70, Council Chair (Bensalem)
  • The Honorable Barry C. Dozor '71, Council Vice Chair (Broomall)
  • Marian D. Moskowitz, Secretary (Malvern)
  • Thomas A. Fillippo '69 (Malvern)
  • Christopher Franklin '87 (Bryn Mawr)
  • Jonathan Ireland '95, M'03 (Coatesville)
  • Representative Stephen Kinsey '81 (Philadelphia)
  • Susan Yoder Schick '88 (West Chester)
  • Betty Silfa (West Chester)
  • Erin Kaliszak, Student (West Chester)

Trustees Emeriti

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

West Chester University Foundation Board of Trustees

  • John H. Baker '74, President
  • May Van M'89, Vice President
  • Kathy Leidheiser, Treasurer
  • Sandra F. Mather '64, M'68, Secretary
  • Christopher Mominey, Chief Executive Officer
  • Cindy Ray, Assistant Treasurer
  • Dawn Swope Apgar
  • Keith Beale '77
  • R. Lorraine Bernotsky, ex officio
  • Eric Bossard '85
  • Millie C. Cassidy
  • Edward N. Collison '93
  • Zebulun R. Davenport, ex officio
  • Paul D. Emrick '88
  • Thomas A. Fillippo '69, Council of Trustees Representative
  • Christopher M. Fiorentino, ex officio
  • Kristen Gibbons Feden
  • Maury Hoberman, MD
  • David P. Holveck '68
  • Dr. Joan M. Kaminski '69
  • Michael A. Mele '89
  • Todd Murphy, ex officio
  • Tahany Naggar
  • John N. Nickolas '90
  • Robert H. Plucienik
  • Marisa Tilghman
  • Dr. John Villella '76, M'82 ex officio
  • Randall A. Warren M'92
  • Stanley Yarosewick

West Chester University Alumni Association Board of Directors

  • William Scottoline '74, President
  • Lauren Wandling '12, M'14, Vice President
  • Lovisha Love-Diggs, Treasurer
  • Katie Jo Righi '05, Secretary
  • Lisa Wright Bryant '87, Immediate Past President
  • Joseph Cassel '79
  • Rick Daniels '75, M'81
  • Tony Fragale '77
  • Lauren Grow '16
  • Matthew Holliday '09
  • Carol Lynn Kashow '77
  • Laine Mann '91
  • Patrick O'Connor M'93
  • Alyssa Polakowski '09, M'11
  • Gregory Saunders '87
  • Joyce Woodson '75, M'79

Alumni Association Board of Directors Emeriti

  • Carmen Evans Culp '52, M'64 (deceased)
  • 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)
  • Dr. Luther B. Sowers '49 (deceased)
  • Nick Polcini '00, M'05

Senior Administration

President Christopher M. Fiorentino (1985) B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Temple University
Executive Vice President and Provost R. Lorraine Bernotsky (1996) Professor of Public Policy and Administration; B.A., Messiah College; M.A., Temple University; M.Phil, D.Phil., University of Oxford
Vice President for Student Affairs Zebulun R. Davenport (2017) B.S., James Madison University; M.Ed., James Madison University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
Deputy Provost & Vice President for Academic Operations Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr. (2009) Professor of Public Policy and Administration; B.S., Austin Peay State University; M.P.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Louisville
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Tracey Ray Robinson (2018) ​​B.S., M.A., Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Vice President for University Affairs John Villella (1986) B.S., M.M., West Chester University; Ed.D., Widener University
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Kathleen M. Howley (2018) B.S., M.Ed., D.Ed., Pennsylvania State University
Vice Provost for Research and Creative Activity Nicole Bennett (2018) B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison
Interim Graduate Dean Vanessa Kahen Johnson (1999) Professor of Psychology; B.S., University of Washington, Seattle; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Associate Provost for Student Success; Dean, University College Tabetha Adkins (2018) Professor of English; B.A., Marshall University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisville
Dean, College of Arts and Humanities Jen S. Bacon (2000) Professor of English; B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dean, Wells School of Music Chris L. Hanning (1995) Professor of Applied Music; B.A., University of South Florida; M.M., University of Akron; D.M.A., University of Colorado
Dean, College of Health Sciences Scott Heinerichs (2004) Professor of Sports Medicine; B.S., West Chester University; M.A.T., University of South Carolina; Ed.D., Widener University
Dean, College of the Sciences and Mathematics Radha Pyati (2018) Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dean, College of Business and Public Management Evan Leach (1993) Professor of Management; B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., West Chester University; Ph.D., Yale University
Dean, College of Education and Social Work Desha L. Williams (2020) Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Morris Brown College; M.Ed., Georgia State University; Ph.D., Georgia State University

Structure of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Division

R. Lorraine Bernotsky, Executive Vice President and Provost
Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr., Deputy Provost & Vice President for Academic Operations
Kathleen M. Howley, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Nicole Bennett, Vice Provost for Research and Creative Activities
Tabetha Adkins, Associate Provost for Student Success and Dean, University College
Vanessa Kahen Johnson, Interim Graduate Dean
Joseph Santivasci, Senior Associate Vice President for Financial Aid and Campuses
Lisa Yannick, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
Megan Jerabek, University Registrar and Associate Vice President for Academic Systems
JT Singh, Senior Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Academic Success 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

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, 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

Desha L. Williams,  Dean
Maria Stetter, Associate Dean

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

Secondary Education

Special Education

Undergraduate Social Work

College of Health Sciences

Scott Heinerichs, Dean
Cheryl Gunter, 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

Wells School of Music

Chris Hanning, Dean

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

Ensembles and Conducting

Instrumental Music

Music Education and Music Therapy

Music Theory, History, and Composition

Vocal and Keyboard Music

University Libraries

Mary Page, Dean
Amy Ward, Associate Dean

Francis H. Green Library

Presser Music Library

 

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