Administrative Fellows announced for 2015-16

The Administrative Fellows Program offers Penn State faculty and staff the opportunity to work with senior University officers to gain knowledge and experiences pertaining to the challenges of leadership in the academic community. 

For 2015-16, they are:

-- Rebecca Cianci, human resources manager, Smeal College of Business

Mentor: Susan Basso, vice president for Human Resources

-- Madhavi Kari, director, Office of Career Solutions and Corporate Engagement, College of Information Sciences and Technology

Mentor: Damon Sims, vice president for Student Affairs

-- Binh P. Le, associate librarian/head of reference, Penn State Abington

Mentor: Nick Jones, executive vice president and provost

The program provides the chance for participants to strengthen their administrative talents and qualifications by working with a Penn State administrator in a mentoring relationship. Fellows increase their understanding of the contexts within which decisions are made and gain an enhanced understanding of the various units across the University. The length of the program is for the academic year.

For more information on the program, go to and click on the link to the Administrative Fellows Program.