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Six Penn Staters named 2024-25 BTAA Academic Leadership Program Fellows

The Big Ten Academic Alliance's Academic Leadership Program in 2024-25 will include six new fellows from Penn State. The BTAA is the academic consortium of the Big Ten universities and the United States’ preeminent model for effective collaboration among research universities. The Academic Leadership Program focuses on addressing the challenges of academic administration at major research universities.

Black, Cutsforth-Huber and Zhu named 2023 Penn State Teaching Fellows

Pamela Black, professor of criminal justice at Penn State Hazleton; Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber, professor of music at Penn State Altoona; and Nan Zhu, associate professor of risk management at the Smeal College of Business, have received the Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and have been named 2023 Penn State Teaching Fellows.