The Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses reports directly to the Executive Vice President and Provost and is the University's senior officer responsible for oversight of Penn State's 19 undergraduate campuses. In this capacity, she is charged with developing regional clusters of activity and resource sharing among Penn State campuses in order to facilitate programmatic collaboration, cost savings, and more effective use of resources. This includes responsibility for promoting curricular integration across all Commonwealth campuses, and with University Park academic colleges, to ensure a common foundation for all students as they proceed through their major programs. The Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses also integrates student recruitment and retention strategies across the Commonwealth campuses.
The Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses has a special responsibility as Dean of the University College. As Dean, she provides academic leadership on curricular matters and promotion and tenure review for the 14 campuses not currently having College status. See the University College web page for additional information.
The campuses in the VPCC organization are listed below.
Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses
Meet the Vice President
Vice President's Staff
Common Hours at Commonwealth Campuses
International Program Opportunities
OVPCC Staff Documents
111 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-0327
Fax: (814) 865-3692