Assistant to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost
201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802
Katryn Boynton provides administrative support to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs for academic personnel matters. She assists with oversight of the promotion and tenure process, and provides support for executive and dean searches, the academic administrative evaluation process, and the Administrative Fellows Program. In coordination with the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, she assists with the preparation of reports to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Katryn previously served as an Administrative Support Assistant to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. In this position, she provided support for several programs and committees, including the Administrative Fellows Program, Academic Leadership Forum, executive search committees, the University Promotion and Tenure Review Committee, and Administrative Review Committees (AD-14). She also maintained the website for the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
Before joining the Provost’s Office in 1997, Katryn served in the University Budget Office and the Board of Trustees Office at Penn State. She previously worked as Secretary to the Director of Research at North American Refractories in State College, Pennsylvania and as a School Secretary at Southern Senior High School in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools in Harwood, Maryland.
Executive Vice President and Provost Directory
201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-2505
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