Penn State Wilkes-Barre is a campus of the Pennsylvania State University. Penn State is geographically dispersed, with campuses located across the Commwealth of Pennsylvania. The campuses embody the University's land-grant mission, bringing the resources of a major university to people in their hometown areas.
The Chancellor is the campus chief executive officer, having overall responsiblity for the functioning of the campus.
Director of Academic Affairs
The Director of Academic Affairs (DAA) is the chief academic officer of a campus. The DAA is responsible for academic programs and faculty at the campus.
Campus Program Coordinators
Campus Program Coordinators are the faculty on campus in charge of the academic programs from which students can earn a degree at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.
The Wilkes-Barre Faculty Senate is the representative body of the Penn State Wilkes-Barre faculty with authority on all matters that pertain to the educational interests of Wilkes-Barre. The Senate acts as an advisory and consultative body to the chancellor of Wilkes-Barre on any matter that may affect the attainment of the educational objectives of Wilkes-Barre. The Senate serves as a forum to exchange ideas among the Wilkes-Barre faculty members, administration and students.
Director of Continuing Education
The Director of Continuing Education is responsible for Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education, which serves Luzerne, Wyoming, Bradford and Sullivan counties by offering quality programming to support the workforce development needs of companies and the professional development needs of individuals. In addition, academic enrichment and athletic camps are offered for school-age youth.
Director of Information Technology Services
The Director of Information Technology Services (ITS) ensures that students, faculty and staff have the information technology tools and infrastructure necessary to enhance learning, teaching, research, outreach, administration, and support activities at our campus. ITS also provides telephone services and maintains the physical data and telecommunication infrastructure on campus.
Director of Student Affairs
The Director of Student Affairs (DSA) has the responsibility of crafting a vibrant co-curricular learning environment for campus students. Through varied programming, the DSA and staff create opportunities for students to hone leadership, project management, and teamwork skills. A variety of clubs afford students the chance to network with peers. The Athletics Department offers both varsity and intramural competition options. Career counseling assists students in discovering a fulfilling vocation; personal counseling helps individuals explore reasoned alternatives to life’s pressures. The campus nurse is committed to helping students stay physically healthy.
Financial Officer/Human Resources Representative
The Financial Officer works closely with the Chancellor and Directors at the Wilkes Barre Campus, providing financial and budgetary service while ensuring adherence to University policies and procedures. The Finance Office services student and parent inquiries in regard to their semester bills, traffic fines and delinquent accounts. The Finance Office oversees all requests for payment, purchase orders, employee reimbursements, and the direct billing from other University units. Additionally, the Finance Office services the campus employees’ Human Resources needs and processes regular and student wage payroll.
Director of Enrollment Management
The Director of Enrollment Management is responsible for campus admissions, financial aid, and student retention.
Director of Business Services & Security
- Degrees and Majors
- Special Programs
- Academic Support