Chancellor Dan Greenstein at Mansfield commencement


 Spring 2020 Campus Visits

Shippensburg University
Thursday, February 27
West Chester University
Friday, February 28
East Stroudsburg University
Thursday, March 26
Kutztown University
Friday, March 27
Edinboro University
Monday, April 6
Clarion University
Tuesday, April 7
Mansfield University
Thursday, April 9
Bloomsburg University
Friday, April 10
Cheyney University
Friday, April 17
Lock Haven University
Monday, April 20
Millersville University
Tuesday, April 21
Indiana University
Monday, April 27
California University
Tuesday, April 28
Slippery Rock University
Wednesday, April 29

Higher Education Funding Commission


Student Journeys


Farther, faster

This month we are asking the PA General Assembly to choose―to choose whether or not all Pennsylvanians will have access to affordable career-relevant college education that is critical to the economic health and well-being of this Commonwealth.

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Dr. Daniel Greenstein became the fifth chancellor of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education on September 4, 2018. In that role, he serves as chief executive officer of the State System, which operates Pennsylvania’s 14 public universities, serving nearly 100,000 degree-seeking students and thousands more enrolled in certificate and other career-development programs.​ The chancellor works with the Board of Governors to recommend and develop overall policies for the System.

Greenstein previously led the Postsecondary Success strategy at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where he worked with other higher education leaders across the country on initiatives designed to raise edu​cational-attainment levels and to promote economic mobility, especially among low-income and minority students. He developed and implemented a national strategy for increasing the number of degrees awarded and for reducing the attainment gaps among majority and non-majority students at U.S. colleges and universities.

Before joining the foundation, Greenstein was Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Programs for the University of California (UC) system. In that role, he oversaw system-wide academic planning and programs, including the University of California Press; the California Digital Library; the UC system’s Education Abroad Program; internship programs in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento; and UC Online Education.

Greenstein has created and led several internet-based academic information services in the United States and the United Kingdom, and served on boards and acted in strategic consulting roles for educational, cultural heritage, and information organizations. He began his academic career as a senior lecturer in Modern History at Glasgow University in Scotland.

He holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford. An enthusiastic cyclist, Dan and his wife, Melissa, have two children.