Learn about the staff, and board, of the PCLA by clicking on a name.
Board of Presidents | An asterisk indicates a member of the executive committee, italics indicates the board chair.
Kimberly W. Cassidy, PhD | President of Bryn Mawr College*
Daniel R. Porterfield, PhD | President of Franklin & Marshall College
Janet Morgan Riggs, PhD | President of Gettysburg College*
Kimberly W. Benston, PhD | President of Haverford College
James A. Troha, PhD | President of Juniata College*
Alison R. Byerly, PhD | President of Lafayette College
John I. Williams, Jr., JD | President of Muhlenberg College*
Valerie Smith, PhD | President of Swarthmore College
S. Brock Blomberg, PhD | President of Ursinus College
John Knapp, PhD | President of Washington & Jefferson College (from August 1, 2017)
Ad Hoc Board Committees
In addition to the executive committee, the Board of Presidents consists of ad hoc committees that:
- Evaluate the draft proposals of each Opportunity Grant round.
- Are exploring the viability of developing a PCLA entity for shared services opportunities.
- Developing the framework for an annual PCLA conference centered on salient topics that affect institutions across the consortium.