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Jenifer Cushman


Dr. Cushman serves as chief executive officer and primary spokesperson for the campus. She oversees development and philanthropic efforts, strategic planning, budgeting, and community outreach.

Carey McDougall

Director of Academic Affairs

Professor McDougall serves as the principal academic leader for the campus. She oversees faculty, advising, the registrar, the library and the Center for Academic Excellence. She assures the quality of academic programs in teaching, research, and service.

Adam Rathbun

Director of Finance and Business

Rathbun is responsible for oversight of the campus operating budget, including forecasting, planning, auditing, and approval of expense documents; oversight of benefits, employment, compensation, employee relations, human resources, and collection of tuition, and oversight of campus maintenance and operations, property management, campus master planning, telecommunications, police and safety services, risk management, fleet operations, real estate, and environmental stewardship.

Daniel J. Pinchot

Director of Enrollment

Pinchot oversees the the Offices of Admissions, Student Aid, and Veterans Affairs. He directs marketing, advertising, and promotion of admissions-related programs, events, and activities; shares oversight of the campus website content; oversees the Dual Enrollment Program, and works in conjunction with faculty and related offices to enhance opportunities for prospective students.

Chris Rizzo

Director of Student Affairs

Dr. Rizzo is responsible for residence life and campus life, health services, career and personal counseling, intramural and varsity athletics. He oversees student conduct, diversity initiatives, student leadership, disability services, orientation, and support services for multicultural and international students.

Debra Roach

Director of Continuing Education

Dr. Roach oversees credit and non-credit programming for professional development and/or career change for individuals, employees, and employers in business, industry, education and other fields; programming for youth; community outreach; and program marketing.

Diana Patterson

Director of Development

Patterson provides leadership, strategic direction, management, and coordination for campus fundraising efforts, including identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major donors. She serves as liaison to the Penn State Beaver Alumni Society; implements development-related events, including the annual Alumni Society Golf Outing, and works to maintain and enhance donor stewardship and donor relations.

April Johnston

Director of Public Relations

Johnston is the campus spokesperson, writer, and editor. She shares oversight of  the website content, assists in development and community outreach efforts, is the primary contact for external relations and queries, and assists development efforts. She oversees the Brodhead Cultural Center and serves as a campus liaison with the Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association.

Ted L. Froats

Director of Information Technology 

Froats oversees support for all campus computers and telecommunications. He is responsible for faculty, staff, and student computing, telecommunications, and audio and visual support.