Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
1 Morrow WaySlippery Rock, PA 16057800-778-9111www.sru.edu
PresidentWilliam J. Behre
For the seventh time in eight years, Slippery Rock University was among one of only 79 four-year higher education institutions nationally to be recognized as a 2017 Great Place to Work by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Slippery Rock University has 90 student-athletes who have earned the prestigious Academic All-America honor dating to 1970 when the award originated. The total ranks first among all institutions in the PSAC and sixth among all NCAA Division II.
Slippery Rock University has been recognized as a 2017-18 National College of Distinction, a Pennsylvania College of Distinction and a Public College of Distinction.
Of Slippery Rock University's 531 contiguous acres, 266 acres - half the campus - has been designated as Bartramian Audubon Society Wildlife Sancutuary Status.
Boozel Dining Hall, the primary, on-campus student dining facility at Slippery Rock University, won the American School and University Magazine's Educational Interiors Showcase Award in the cafeteria/food service areas category.
Robert Stevens ’76 - CEO (Retired) Lockheed Martin Corporation
Charles Sheetz ’78 - Executive Vice President, Sheetz Corporation
Vivian Stringer ’70 - Head Women's Basketball Coach, Rutgers University
Michael Wolf ’88 - Former Secretary of Health, Pennsylvania Department of Health
Brandon Fusco, ’10 – Offensive lineman, Minnesota Vikings/San Francisco 49ers
Best Northeastern College Princeton Review
Best Colleges for Your MoneyMONEY Magazine
Best National Colleges and Universities Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College
Best Regional Universities – NorthU.S. News and World Report
Great College to Work ForThe Chronicle of Higher Education
William J. Behre became the 17th President of Slippery Rock University on July 1, 2018. Behre, the former provost at Georgian Court University, has nearly 25 years' experience in higher education as an educator, researcher, faculty leader and administrator. He had served as GCU's chief academic officer for the past four years. Learn more.