We strive to celebrate diversity in all aspects of our educational and operational activities. Our strategic plans are designed to result in ongoing improvements that help prepare future generations of leaders. Our budget is an integral part of our strategic process.
The Board of Trustees reviews and approves the budget of the University and guides general goals, policies, and procedures from a big-picture perspective.
The President’s office ensures that all aspects of the University are running smoothly and promotes overall principles that students, faculty, and staff abide by for the long term.
The University Faculty Senate represents the Penn State faculty with legislative authority on all matters regarding the University's educational interests.
President's Council Members
Neeli Bendapudi, President
Justin Schwartz, Executive Vice President and Provost
Kelly M. Austin, Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses and Executive Chancellor
Kathleen Bieschke, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Andrea Dowhower, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
Yvonne Gaudelius, Vice President and Dean for Undergraduate Education
Frank T. Guadagnino, Interim Vice President and General Counsel
Shannon S. Harvey, Director and Associate Secretary, Board of Trustees
Patrick Kraft, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics
David Lieb, Interim Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Stephen M. Massini, Chief Executive Officer, Penn State Health
Matt Melvin, Vice President for Enrollment Management
Zachery P. Moore, Vice President for Government and Community Relations
Rachel A. Pell, Vice President for Strategic Communications
William Sitzabee, Vice President for Facilities Management and Planning
Michael Wade Smith, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff
Allan G. Sonsteby, Executive Director of the Applied Research Laboratory
Jennifer Stedelin, Vice President for Information Technology/Chief Information Officer
Larry D. Terry II, Vice President for Outreach
Sara Thorndike, Senior Vice President for Finance and Business/Treasurer
Lora G. Weiss, Senior Vice President for Research
Marcus A. Whitehurst, Vice Provost for Educational Equity
Jennifer R. Wilkes, Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer