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Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

The mission of the staff in the office of Academic Affairs is to enrich the learning environments of the undergraduate programs at Penn State Schuylkill.

They support instruction by assisting professors and instructors in their efforts to design courses and curricula that encourage meaningful, long-term learning, and they create programs and opportunities to support learning and engaged scholarship activities outside of class.

Dr. Valerie Schrader
Director of Academic Affairs

Dr. Cory Scherer
Interim Assistant Director of Academic Affairs

The office of Academic Affairs is responsible for:

  • orientation program for all new faculty
  • promotion and tenure
  • faculty hiring and development
  • academic programming

The following departments report to the director of Academic Affairs: