Penn State University Campus Gets a New Chancellor

Francis K. Achampong was named chancellor of the Eberly Campus of Pennsylvania State University Fayette. The campus, located in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania, has about 1,100 undergraduate students. Blacks make up 6 percent of the student body.

Dr. Achampong has been serving as interim chancellor since March. Previously, he was director of academic affairs at Penn State Mont Alto. He also served as a tenured professor of business law. Prior to coming to Penn State Mont Alto in 2002, Achampong was a professor at Norfolk State University in Virginia.

Chancellor Achampong holds a master’s degree in law from Georgetown University and a juris doctorate from the University of London.