Avis Kunz

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Avis Kunz

Senior Assistant Dean for Online Education and Outreach

205 Willard Building
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-5965


Avis Kunz is Assistant Dean for On-line Education and Outreach. She manages the development and operation of the College's on-line and outreach portfolio, including the World Campus, Continuing Education, Conferences, the Justice and Safety Institute, and other programs. With bachelor's and master's degrees in English, she earned her D.Ed. from Penn State in adult education in 1990. In 1998, she became senior program developer for Outreach working with Liberal Arts on its outreach portfolio. In 2004 she moved to Liberal Arts as Director of Outreach, and in 2008, she was appointed as Assistant Dean. Under her leadership, the College's Outreach portfolio is among the most expansive in the University, including eight on-line degrees and dozens of general education courses offered through Penn State's World Campus. Before returning to Penn State, she had extensive experience at Colorado Mountain College as a program director of associate of arts, continuing education, and community education programs.

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