College of Business and Public Affairs
624 South High Street
West Chester, PA 19383
Name: Michelle L. Patrick, Ph.D.
Position: Dean (Interim)
Name: Dorothy Ives Dewey, Ph.D.
Position: Associate Dean (Interim)
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
Located at 7th and Market streets at the Mellon Independence Center in the heart of Center City, West Chester University’s new downtown Philadelphia location serves the needs of the modern adult student. Flexible, convenient degree options currently include graduate and undergraduate programs inBusiness Certificate in 2014. The campus is easily accessible to public transportation including Septa rail and bus service, Regional Rail, and the PATCO High Speed Line. Convenient parking is also located nearby. Everything you love about a West Chester University education, now in downtown Philadelphia.
Scholarships are critical to the University’s ability to attract talented students and ensure access to those with financial need. In fact, nearly two thirds of WCU's students depend on financial aid to help them achieve their educational dreams.
As a result, the University is grateful to generous donors who provide scholarship funds and endowments that make student success possible. Last year, over 400 merit and need-based scholarships created and maintained through private donations generated more than $750,000 of student financial aid.
New CBPA Building Plans
The new facility is expected to address the need for more and better designed space to enhance students’ educational experience. In addition to allowing for individual faculty offices, the top two floors will be designed to encourage faculty collaboration.
The first three floors will consist of classrooms, lecture halls, student lounges and meeting rooms with spaces that foster student-faculty interaction.