Business and Public Management Center
50 Sharpless Street
West Chester, PA 19383
Name: Kathy Koval
Position: Assistant Dean, Director of Business and Public Management Programs
Name: Cindy Cheyney
Position: Assistant Dean
Name: Danah Allen
Position: Communication and Digital Media Manager
Name: Laurie Christie
Position: Administrative Assistant to the Dean
Name: Julie Ferris
The College of Business and Public Management is continually focused on academic innovation, globalization, sustainability, and community partnerships while being empowering, engaging, and entrepreneurial.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania student Salih Salaam, a junior accounting major, captured first place and the $10,000 top prize at Wednesday evening's eighth annual Student Business Plan Competition sponsored by Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Learn More.
West Chester University’s Department of Marketing offered 38 students enrolled in the Special Topics in Marketing (Marketing Analytics) course during the fall semester the opportunity to study basic and advanced Google Analytics, and all 38 students have recently obtained their Google Analytics Individual Certification. Learn More.
West Chester University’s Department of Geography and Planning was honored with a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award during the annual Esri User Conference, held in San Diego, CA, this summer. More than 19,000 professionals, educators, and students attended the conference. Learn More.
AACSB International Accredited - "AACSB provides internationally recognized, specialized accreditation for business and accounting programs at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral level. The AACSB Accreditation Standards challenge post-secondary educators to pursue excellence and continuous improvement throughout their business programs. AACSB Accreditation in known worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialized/professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn."
NASPAA Accredited - "NASPAA accreditation supports program improvement and student learning outcomes by requiring programs to demonstrate their contributions to advancing the knowledge, research, and practice of public service. At a NASPAA-accredited program, it is essential for faculty members to produce research and engage in service activities, appropriate to the mission of the program…NASPAA accreditation is an external stamp of program quality respected at the level of the university. An accredited program is typical a highly valued component of the institution."
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.