Tina Q. Richardson was named chancellor of the Lehigh Valley campus of Pennsylvania State University. The campus, located in Center Valley, enrolls more than 900 students. According to the latest Department of Education statistics, African Americans make up 4 percent of the student body.
Dr. Richardson has been serving as associate dean of academic affairs in the School of Education at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Previously, she served for 20 years on the faculty of the College of Education at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Richardson holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology, all from the University of Maryland.