Staff

Below is a listing of DUS advisers, college coordinators, staff assistants, and technical staff at University Park.

For general inquiries about DUS, please send email to dus@psu.edu or call 814-865-7576.

  • Pamela A. Baron; B.S., M.S.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Tammy S. Bowersox; Assistant for Student Records Management
  • Laura S. Brown; B.S., M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Meredith Chaney; B.A., M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • James D. Ellis; B.S.; Lead Applications Programmer/Analyst
  • Brenda J. Fornwalt; Administrative Support Assistant to the Executive Director
  • Scott M. Fotorny; B.S.; Network and Systems Analyst
  • Elena V. Galinova; M.A., Ph.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Katherine E. Garren; B.A., J.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser and Pre-Law Adviser
  • Penny L. Gates; Administrative Support Assistant for Reception and Scheduling
  • Irma Giannetti; B.A., M.A.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser; Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Jeffrey P. Gugino; A.A., B.A., M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser; Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, Smeal College of Business
  • Hilleary A. Himes; B.A., M.A.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser; Coordinator for Academic Programs, New Student Orientation
  • Natalie James; B.A., M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Carolyn Jensen; B.S., M.S., Ph.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Coordinator and Director of Academic Advising Center, Eberly College of Science
  • Maren Larson; B.A., M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Diane J. Leos; B.A., M.F.A.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Rhea Leydig; B.A., M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser; Project LionPATH
  • Theresa K. Musser; B.S., M.S., Ph.D.; Associate Director for Enrollment and Operations
  • Deborah L. Oakes; B.S.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser (Communications Director)
  • Tanja St. Pierre; B.A., M.A.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Janet K. Schulenberg; B.S., M.A., Ph.D.; Associate Director for Advising Technology and Curriculum
  • Wendell Schwab; B.A., M.A., Ph.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • K. Marion Schwartz; B.A., Ph.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser; Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Education; Affiliate Assistant Professor of English
  • Margaret A. Sebastianelli; B.S., M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Health and Human Development and School of Nursing, Director of Student Services
  • Jeff Sechler; B.A.; Multimedia Specialist
  • David R. Smith; B.A., M.A., Ph.D.; Associate Dean for Advising and Executive Director
  • Joane R. Stoneberg; B.S., Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Arts and Architecture
  • Sarah E. Ware; B.A.; Administrative Support Assistant
  • Jeffrey Warner; B.S., M.S.; Associate Director for Outreach and Orientation
  • Rachael Wiley; B.A., M.F.A.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser

Advisers at Other Campuses

For a complete list of DUS advisers at campuses other than University Park, see Academic Advising Centers.

Administrators Emeriti

  • Linda Higginson; B.A., M.Ed., D.Ed.; Assistant Dean for Advising Emerita, 1975-1983, 1986-1995, 2006-2013
  • Harvey W. Wall; B.S., Ph.D.; Director Emeritus, 1974-1986
  • Eric R. White; A.B., M.S., Ed.D.; Executive Director and Associate Dean for Advising Emeritus, 1986-2012; Affiliate Assistant Professor of Education