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Cheyney University Welcomes New VP for Finance and Administration

January 11, 2013

Cheyney University's New Vice President for Finance and Administration, Alan Skudzinskas

Cheyney University's New Vice President for Finance and Administration, Alan Skudzinskas

 

 
Cheyney University's new Vice President for Finance and Administration, Alan Skudzinskas, is making the rounds, meeting employees on campus.  He took over for Interim VP Ken Long, who has resumed his post full-time as the Assistant VP for Finance and Administration at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
 
Skudzinskas comes to Cheyney with more than 30 years of experience working in the education, government and manufacturing sectors.  Skudzinskas has a strong background in multi-location management, operations, administration, accounting, reengineering and continuous improvement strategies including lean techniques, JIT, TQM, Six Sigma and Kaizen.  In addition, he has 12 years teaching experience in Economics, Project Management, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and Business Operations.  He currently teaches Project Management and Systems Development at the Towson University Graduate School.
 
In his most recent position, Skudzinskas was Executive Director of Business Affairs at the York campus for the Harrisburg Community College.  In that role, he was responsible for operations at the York Campus, including: IT, Business Management, Fiscal, Purchasing, Accounting, Capital/Operating Budgets, Facilities and Campus Police.  He developed the 10 year strategic plan and the build out of the new campus in York, PA.
 
Prior to that, Skudzinskas was Director of Fiscal and Business Operations with the Baltimore County government.  He has a BA in Economics from University of Maryland Baltimore County, a Post-Masters in Administrative Science from The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School and a Masters in Accounting from Loyola College.  He is currently working on his Ph.D. in Education Leadership at Notre Dame of Maryland University.