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Dean's Office

College of Business and Public Affairs
624 South High Street
West Chester, PA 19383


Name: Michelle L. Patrick, Ph.D.
Position: Dean

Name: Monica Zimmerman, PhD, CPA
Position: Associate Dean (Interim)

Name: Dorothy Ives Dewey, Ph.D.
Position: Special Assistant to the Dean for Student Issues

Name: Deborah Axsom
Position: Executive Assistant to the Dean

Name: Cindy Cheyney
Position: Business Manager

Name: Ruth Flanagan
Position: Receptionist and Assistant for the Associate Dean

Spring 2015 Newsletter


Dr. Jeff Osgood, Chair of the Department of Public Policy and Administration

NASPAA Accreditation

Dr. Jeff Osgood (Public Policy and Administration) discussed the Department of Public Policy and Administration's journey to become accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). Read More.

The Legislative Fellow Program

PA State Rep. William Adolph visited West Chester University as part of the Legislative Fellow Program. Read More.

The New Business and Public Affairs Center

The construction of the new College of Business and Public Affair's building continues to make progress. Read More.


John Kennedy and colleagues at the URC-PA Poster Conference

Keynote Speaker

John Kennedy (Political Science) was a keynote speaker at the URC-PA Poster Conference. Read More.

The Tax Executive Institute (TEI)

The Accounting Department received recognition from Tax Executive Institute (TEI). Read More.

American's Legal System via London

The Department of Criminal Justice explored the origins of this country's legal system in London. Read More.

Academic Conferences

Read about the impact the Department of Criminal Justice and the Department of Economics and Finance had at academic conferences. Read More.


Students from the Department of Geography & Planning explored Guatemala

Geography & Planning in Guatemala

The Geography & Planning Department continued its mission of addressing societal and environmental problems and future planning through a trip to Guatemala. Read More.

The Lewis Marshall Award

The Chester County Association of Township Officials presented the Lewis Marshall Award. Read More.

The Business Idea Competition

The winners of the 2015 Business Idea Competition have been announced. Read More.

Teaching Recognition

Dr. Liz Wang was recognized at the 13th Annual Marketing Management Association Master Teacher Award Competition. Read More.