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September 15, 2017 Central Penn College presidential transition

Dr. Karen M. Scolforo has resigned from the presidency of Central Penn College for personal reasons. Linda Fedrizzi-Williams, vice president for academic affairs, and Richard Varmecky, chief financial officer, will serve as interim co-presidents and Carol W. Spigner, D.S.W. will serve as executive director of the college on behalf of the board. This team will provide continuity and stability during this period of transition. The Central Penn College board of directors will begin the process of selecting the next leader immediately.

Inquiries should be directed to Mary Wetzel at marywetzel@centralpenn.edu or the Office of the President at officeofthepresident@centralpenn.edu.

Central Penn College has been helping students turn potential into career success since 1881, now offering holistic associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields. Degree programs are available in: accounting, business administration, communications, criminal justice, health care, homeland security, information technology, legal studies and organizational leadership. The college, currently serving students at its Summerdale and Lancaster locations, attributes its high rate of student success to a caring faculty and its hands-on learning approach. Based on Central Penn’s most recent One-Year Graduate Survey, 84.7 percent of graduates were employed in their chosen field or continuing their education within one year of graduation. (Based on graduates for whom we have information. Central Penn College 2015-2016 One-Year Graduate Follow-up Report, July 1, 2017. centralpenn.edu/success) For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit centralpenn.edu/disclosures. Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (Ph: 267.284.5000; web: www.msche.org). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. www.centralpenn.edu