Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs cultivates a student-centered learning community that embraces innovation. It promotes excellence in teaching, learning, research, scholarly creativity, cultural appreciation, and artistic expression.

Four core functions of Academic Affairs are:

  • The recruitment, retention, and success of students through our inspired teaching, proactive advising, and long-standing mentoring tradition;
  • Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning, faculty evaluation, and program review and improvement;
  • The promotion of faculty and staff development and active engagement in sponsored program activities; and
  • Technology support for all university functions and operations.


Academic Affairs Administration

Grim Hall, Room 204

Phone: 484-365-7437
Office Address: Grim Hall Room 204
Patricia A. Joseph Patricia A. Joseph, Ph.D. Provost; Dean, Office of the Dean of the Faculty; Professor, Psychology & Human Services 484-365-8152
  • Grim Hall Room 205
Jackie McNeil Senior Executive Assistant, Division of Academic Affairs 484-365-7435
  • Grim Hall Room 202