Schuylkill Campus

Campus Leadership

Campus Leadership

Darcy Medica, Interim Chancellor

The chancellor serves as the campus executive officer and spokesperson for the campus and is responsible for assuring the quality of academic programs and campus services including areas such as strategic planning, budgeting, community outreach, philanthropy, marketing, and alumni relations.

Cory Scherer, Interim Director of Academic Affairs

The director of Academic Affairs is responsible for leadership in shaping academic policy and practice, sustaining academic standards and overall representation of the campus's academic interests. Responsibilities include overseeing the Learning Center, the Academic Advising Center, the Office of the Registrar, Continuing Education, Information Technology (including the Cotler Computer Center) and providing liaison with the Ciletti Memorial Library.

David Chavira, Director of Enrollment Management

Responsible for the Admissions and Student Aid offices, he oversees all aspects of the application process, Veteran Affairs, and Financial Aid to help students finance their education. The Director also works with others on campus to foster a climate of engagement and collaboration within the campus community, as well the local community.

Bryan Valentine, Director of Student Affairs and Engagement

The Director of Student Affairs and Engagement oversees Residence Life, Health Services, Housing, Counseling and Disability Services, Athletics (including Intramural and Recreation Sports), Career Services, Student Activities, Student Conduct, Campus Police, and co-advices the Student Government Association. 

Stephanie M. Wood, Director of Finance and Business

The Director of Finance and Business is responsible for overseeing the operating budget of the campus, including forecasting, planning, auditing, and approval of expense documents. Additional oversight includes the collection of tuition and assisting students with their accounts. The director works with the campus chancellor and reports to the Corporate Controller's office at University Park.

She is also responsible for overseeing campus maintenance and operations, Penn State Schuylkill Advisory Board property and its fiscal management, campus master planning, telecommunications, risk management, fleet operations, real estate and environmental stewardship. She acts as the campus liaison to the Penn State Bookstore and University Housing and Food Services.

Eileen Kuperavage, Director of Development

The director of Development is responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination for all fundraising efforts. The director of Development plays a key role in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major donors to ensure the campus's programs and goals are realized.

Vacant, Director of Strategic Communications

The Director of Strategic Communications is responsible for overseeing campus marketing and branding, communications, website, social media, publications, media relations and crisis communications. She leads the effort in articulating the distinctiveness of the campus and its amazing students, faculty and alumni locally, regionally and nationally.

For campus leadership contact information, visit our Contact Us page.