Chancellor's Welcome

Chancellor's Welcome

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Dr. Jacqueline Edmondson, Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Greater Allegheny

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It is truly wonderful to welcome you to Penn State Greater Allegheny.  Students here are embarking on a transformative experience that will provide them with new ideas, new ways of thinking, new challenges, and new opportunities.  

Penn State Greater Allegheny attracts students from the Greater Pittsburgh region, as well as from communities across Pennsylvania, the United States, and the world. As our alumni will proudly tell you, Penn State Greater Allegheny students have access to a world-class education while simultaneously enjoying the benefits of a small tight-knit community that is vibrant, diverse, and engaging. Our students connect with the world around them as they strive to reach their educational goals and improve the lives of others. Through internships, class projects, volunteerism and other experiences, our students make a difference.

Please explore these pages and discover how our faculty and staff support our students on their journey to realize the amazing opportunities and the great responsibility that come with being a Penn State student.  

Best wishes, 


Dr. Jacqueline Edmondson
Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer