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College of Health Sciences

Fran Cleland Donnelly

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College of Health Sciences

Address: 
Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center 
855 S. New Street 
West Chester, PA 19383


Dr. Scott Heinerichs 
Dean (interim) 
Phone: 610-436-2825 
Fax: 610-436-2860 
Email: SHeinerichs@wcupa.edu


Marge Curran 
Secretary, Dean 
Phone: 610-436-2825 
Email: MCurran@wcupa.edu


Melissa Reed 
Associate Dean (interim) 
Phone: 610-436-2825 
Email: MReed3@wcupa.edu


Debra Murray 
Budget Manager 
Phone: 610-738-2385 
Email: DMurray@wcupa.edu


Amanda Blue 
Outreach Business Manager 
Phone: 610-738-0411 
Email: ABlue@wcupa.edu

Fran Cleland Donnelly

Fran Cleland Donnelly

  • Hometown
    "Garrett, IN"
  • Your alma mater?
    "Garrett High School, B.S. at Purdue University, Masters & PED Indiana University in Bloiomington, IN"
  • What is your occupation/role in the CHS?
    "Professor, Assistant Chair - Health & Physical Education Teacher Certification Division"
  • How long have you been at WCU?
    "23 years"
  • How did you land at WCU?
    "I met Frank Fry and Charles Pagano at an Eastern District Conference. I did a research presentation on critical thinking in K-12 physical education. Frank attended and asked me to meet him and Mr. Pagano during the conference to discuss the faculty position at WCU in HPE teacher certification."
  • What's the best part of your job?
    "Teaching undergraduate teacher candidates the what and how of leading K-12 students on the path to physical literacy."
  • What do you wish you could share with all incoming first-year students?
    "WCU not only has excellent academic programs but great opportunities to become involved in student organizations, faculty/student research, service learning, fine arts, and so much more! We strive to develop strong relationships with our students."
  • What do you wish you could share with all graduating seniors?
    "To continue being a lifelong learner and to be actively involved in their professional organizations."
  • What makes you most proud of WCU?
    "Being a faculty member and having two children who graduated from WCU!"
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