Contact Academic Affairs

Contact Academic Affairs

For answers to specific questions about Academic Affairs, please call 610-892-1410, or email


Cynthia Lightfoot, Ph.D.

Director of Academic Affairs

Patricia Hillen

Senior Instructor in English
Assistant Director of Academic Affairs

Gail Wray

Administrative Support Assistant

Lisa Yanonis

Staff Assistant

The Faculty Senate is the representative body of the faculty with authority on all matters that pertain to the academic interest of the campus and on all educational matters that concern the faculty. 

Faculty Executive Committee
(a standing committee of the Faculty Senate)

Lori Elias, Parliamentarian
Julie Gallagher,  Past Chair
Pauline Guerin (2016)
Charles Helou Chair Elect
Patricia Hillen (2016)
Dan Parrish, Secretary
Megan Povelones (2017)
Barbara Rostick (2017)
Hans Schmidt (2017)
John Tierney, Chair
Elizabeth (Beth) Womack (2016)

University Faculty Senator Representative
Timothy Lawlor

Brandywine Faculty Senate Meeting Dates, Times and Expected General Meeting Topics
The meetings will be in Room 113 Main unless otherwise announced.

11:30 a.m., Thursday, September 3, Regular Senate Business

12:30 p.m., Monday, September 28, Forensic Session on Records & Retention                                                                                        

12:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 14, Regular Senate Business

11:30 a.m., Thursday, November 5, Regular Senate Business (brief) &
Forensic Session on Computer Administrative Rights                                     

12:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 9, Regular Senate Business        

11:30 a.m., Thursday, January 28, Regular Senate Business

12:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 24, Regular Senate Business

12:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, Regular Senate Business

12:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, Regular Senate Business

The Executive Committee meeting schedule is:

August 27                                                    
September 21                                                
October 7                                                         
October 29                                                   
December 2
January 21
February 17
March 23    
April 6