LOCK HAVEN – Lock Haven University has announced the hiring of a new director for the Clearfield campus. Dr. William Curley was offered and has accepted appointment as director of the LHU Clearfield campus and will be joining the Lock Haven University community on Jan. 14, 2013.
Curley comes to LHU from Penn State University, where he served in numerous leadership roles in continuing education, workforce development and branch campus management. Curley most recently served as the executive director of Statewide Continuing Education, and previously worked as interim campus executive officer at two Penn State University locations.
Curley earned his Ph.D. in workforce education and development and his Master’s degree in adult education both from Penn State University.
“We are pleased with the experience and knowledge Dr. Curley brings to Lock Haven University,” President Dr. Michael Fiorentino said. “Our institution is diligently working to provide the best opportunities for our students’ success, and qualified leadership and fresh ideas will aid in that process.”
Curley is enthused about joining the team at Lock Haven University and the Clearfield campus. “My passion lies in helping individuals achieve their education and career goals,” he said. “The programming offered by the Clearfield campus meets a significant community and economic development need and I look forward to helping to grow new opportunities.”
Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.