Deanna Behring, assistant dean and director of international programs for the College of Agricultural Sciences, is the 2017 recipient of the Commission for Women's Achieving Women Award in the administrator category.
Penn State’s Academic Leadership Council, Faculty Senate Council and University Staff Advisory Council released a statement today (April 7), joining Board of Trustees leadership in addressing recent comments by Trustee Al Lord.
Keith Morris, chief of the Allentown Police Department in Allentown, Pennsylvania, has been named chief of police at Penn State’s University Park campus, effective April 20. Morris succeeds Mike Lowery, who has served as interim chief of police at University Park since January 2016.
Opportunities for employee growth, health care and benefits, changes taking place in the University’s Human Resources management system, and retaining and rewarding staff and faculty were among the topics covered during a Town Hall with Penn State leaders Wednesday afternoon that focused on human resources-related issues.
The Penn State Board of Trustees’ Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning and Committee on Governance and Long-Range Planning will hold a joint, off-cycle meeting to consider delegation thresholds and approval authorities. The meeting will be held via conference call 1:30-2:30 p.m. April 6.
Penn State leaders are continuing a series of Town Hall meetings for faculty and staff. The next event is scheduled for 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 5 in Freeman Auditorium of the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus.
Penn State has named Steven C. Loerch as senior associate dean in the College of Agricultural Sciences, effective Aug. 14. He will succeed Barbara Christ, who is retiring after 33 years as a faculty member and administrator with the college. She has served as senior associate dean since 2009.
“Enhancing Health” will be the topic of the last in a series of public forums focused on implementing the University’s long-range Strategic Plan. The forum will take place 1-2:30 p.m. April 7 in the Morrison Gallery in the library at Penn State Harrisburg. Faculty, staff and students from across the University are invited to participate, either in person or via livestream.