Staff

The Office of the President is here to assist! If you have a question, comment, or would like to invite the president to an event, please email us at president@wcupa.edu.

Erika Bair

BAIR, ERIKA
Administrative Assistant

Erika Bair provides administrative and clerical support to the President, Chief of Staff and Executive Deputy to the President, and Senior Associate to the President. She is the receptionist for the Office of the President, handles the processing of financial obligations, and assists in planning events.

Kate Pawlowski

PAWLOWSKI, KATE
Information Center Staff

Kate Pawlowski manages the Information Desk at Philips Memorial Building. She greets visitors to campus, answers and directs phone calls, oversees building maintenance and maintains the Philips Building calendar. She also serves as an advocate for mental health awareness on campus as chairperson of WCU's Mental Health Awareness Committee and as one of Chester County's certified Mental Health First Aid Trainers.

Megan Fahey

FAHEY, MEGAN
Senior Associate to the President

Megan Fahey has been with West Chester University since 2014, and joined the Office of the President in August 2020.  Megan provides managerial leadership and budget oversight to the Office of the President as well as representing the President to all internal and external constituency groups. She acts as the scheduler for the President; serves as the executive secretary to the Council of Trustees and ensures all meetings meet state law covering public government meetings. Coordinating with the Chief of Staff, she provides research and information for the President as required for problem solving and the decision-making process. Megan serves as building administrator for Tanglewood, the official residence of the President.  In addition, she ensures that all presidential reports required by the State System are accurate and submitted in a timely fashion.

John Villella

VILLELLA, JOHN
Vice President for University Affairs

John Villella provides advice and counsel to the President. He serves as the liaison between the Office of the President and the Pennsylvania State System Office and external agencies. He oversees WCU's departments/offices of Alumni Affairs, Cultural and Community Affairs, Publication Services, Public Relations and Marketing, Sustainability, and Social Equity. He also is the University liaison's to the West Chester University Foundation. As the University's Governmental Relations Officer, he coordinates interaction with local and state governmental officials and manages external relations initiatives, including engagement with corporate and community partners.

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