Dr. Charles Patterson

Dr. Charles Patterson, the current president of Mansfield University, will serve as Shippensburg University president on an interim basis beginning July 1.


Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education last week selected Dr. Charles Patterson to serve as interim president of Shippensburg University.

Patterson is president of Mansfield University, a State System university in Tioga County, and has served in that role since July of 2019. Before leading Mansfield, Patterson served as senior advisor for outreach at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid from August 2017 until he arrived at Mansfield.

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