Academic Leadership Council

Academic Leadership Council

In addition to the Chancellor and Dean, the Academic Leadership Council is made up of the heads of Penn State Altoona's four academic divisions, the chair of the Faculty Senate, the associate dean for academic affairs, and the assistant dean for policy and planning.


Dr. Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry
Chancellor and Dean

Dr. Brian C. Black
Head of the Division of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Peter M. Hopsicker
Head of the Division of Education, Human Development, and Social Sciences

Dr. Karin Jordan
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Dr. Thomas Krainer
Chair of the Penn State Altoona Faculty Senate

Dr. Edward P. Levri
Head of the Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Dr. Peter L. Moran
Assistant Dean for Policy and Planning

Dr. Jungwoo Ryoo
Head of the Division of Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology

Dr. Darin T. Zimmerman
Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Dean for Research