Digging Deeper a Blog by Dr. Eric Barron President of Penn State University
An Open Letter to Penn State’s Greek Community

An Open Letter to Penn State’s Greek Community

Many members of the Penn State administration and Board of Trustees are wondering if we are witnessing the beginning of the end of Greek life at Penn State. Seventeen percent of Penn State students are in a fraternity or sorority. We know that students in Greek life...

Bio

Eric J. Barron, Penn State’s 18th president is a geologist at heart and a scientist who has studied the earth and its processes. In office since May 2014, he’s a rock solid leader for our ever-evolving great public research University. From day one, he has rolled up his sleeves to dig in deeper to the issues impacting Penn State

Fragments

A few bits of information you may not have known about President Barron:

Favorite Berkey Creamery flavor: Alumni Swirl

Best birthday present at age 9: A kit to test the hardness of rocks

Favorite sport to play: Racquetball

Athletics Master Plan

Tackling the Athletics Master Plan

Taking the Mystery Out of Admissions

Taking the Mystery Out of Admissions

Engaged Scholarship

Engaged Scholarship
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