P.I.T. Announces New Dean of Academic Affairs

November 28, 2018

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology President William B. Robinson has appointed Kimberly Marucci, Ed.D. Dean of Academic Affairs. She will lead the team of faculty and staff and serve as a member of the college’s Leadership Team. “We are thrilled about the addition of Dr. Marucci to lead our academic mission for STUDENT SUCCESS. Dr. Marucci’s appointment strengthens P.I.T.’s commitment to developing curriculum

and instructional programs that will prepare our graduates for future workforce job opportunities and opportunities to transfer to complete advanced academic degrees,” said President Robinson.

Dr. Marucci comes to P.I.T. from Villanova University. She served as Director of Curriculum and Instruction and College Operations at Villanova’s newly formed College of Professional Studies. There she developed curriculum and instruction policies and processes. Dr. Marucci worked previously for Southeast Delco School District as Director of Curriculum and for the School District of Lancaster as the Principal of Wharton Elementary School. President Robinson commented, “Dr. Marucci’s background in curriculum development, coupled with her experience in instructional pedagogies, will provide continued advancement in our development of Pennsylvania Institute of Technology’s academic and career curricula.”

Dr. Marucci’s goals at P.I.T. are to “ensure that our academic programs are innovative, rigorous, and progressive and that they are accessible to students who are either seeking an associate degree to begin their careers and/or to transition to a four-year college/university.” Dr. Marucci is committed to lifelong learning, philanthropic activities, and mentoring aspiring leaders. The college’s history, mission, and commitment to student success are what attracted her to P.I.T.

Dr. Marucci holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Administration from Immaculata University in Chester County, Pennsylvania. She earned her M.A. and B.S.E. in French from Millersville University in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

She lives in Southern Chester County with her husband, Marc, and their beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Isabella and Enzo. She loves to travel, read, watch movies, and spend time with friends and family.

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology is a Middle States-accredited, private, non-profit, two-year College offering associate degrees and career certificates. P.I.T.’s mission is STUDENT SUCCESS by providing a supportive environment to enable committed students to succeed by offering the best collegiate education for career advancement, transfer opportunities, and personal growth, and by serving students who thrive in a smaller, hands-on environment. For more information about Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, please visit https://www.pit.edu/