Robert Diggs | Implementation Manager, Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts (PCLA)

Robert Diggs is the implementation manager for the Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts (PCLA), a consortium of eleven small selective Liberal Arts colleges spread across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Bryn Mawr, Dickinson, Franklin & Marshall, Gettysburg, Haverford, Juniata, Lafayette, Muhlenberg, Swarthmore, Ursinus, and Washington & Jefferson Colleges). Originally hired as an administrative assistant, and most recently serving as program coordinator, Diggs assumed his new title and duties on May 1, 2018. As implementation manager, Diggs is directing the strategic streamlining of PCLA activities, focusing on areas that will increase our collective impact as liberal arts institutions in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Diggs's duties also include all aspects of event management, internal sub-grant stewardship, social media and website presence for the consortium.

Prior to his work with the PCLA, Diggs held a variety of student positions including working for the Offices of the President, Dean of the College (now Office of Student Affairs), and the Department of Athletics and Recreation at his alma mater. During a break from his undergraduate studies, Diggs worked as a shift supervisor in the New York office of the former eBay subsidiary eBay Now, and in the Admissions Office of the gifted education program Prep for Prep as an interviewer and application processor.  

Diggs is a graduate of consortium member Franklin & Marshall College with a B.A. in Government, and recently completed a Certificate in Nonprofit Executive Leadership through the Executive Education program at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis. Diggs is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance, the charity and charitable giving watchdog wing of the Better Business Bureau.

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