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Dr. Charles Patterson, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Charles PattersonDr. Charles Patterson became interim president of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania in July 2021.

Prior to joining Shippensburg, he was president of Mansfield University, a rural-serving anchor institution for Northern Pennsylvania. He has also served as an executive in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid, and president and vice president for research and economic development within the University System of Georgia.