Penn State Selects Lindsey Simon-Jones as Interim Chancellor of Its Fayette Campus

Lindsey Simon-Jones has been selected to serve as interim chancellor and chief academic officer of Pennsylvania State University-Fayette. She will serve in this role through the end of 2024, as Penn State completes a restructuring of administrative leadership on their satellite campuses.

The Fayette campus of Pennsylvania State University enrolls about 420 undergraduate students, 55 percent of whom are women.

Dr. Simon-Jones began her career with Penn State Fayette in 2009 as an assistant professor of English, and was promoted to her current role of associate professor in 2015. She has held several leadership roles during her tenure including coordinator of the humanities bachelor of arts degree, the department of English, and the associate’s degree program in multidisciplinary studies. As a scholar, she conducts research on medieval literature, modern British social history, and the intersection of gender and culture.

Dr. Simon-Jones is a summa cum laude graduate of Youngstown State University in Ohio where she majored in English. She received her master’s degree and Ph.D. in English from Pennsylvania State University.

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