Department & Office Directory



Human Resources

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Human Resources is committed to providing effective, accurate, and responsive services, fostering an environment of mutual trust and respect, and building a community that embraces academic excellence, diversity, civic responsibility, and leadership.

HR Office

Information Technology HelpDesk (ITS)

Hours of Operation:


The Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) provides 24/7/365 support for students, faculty and staff.

  • Technology Support Center, Main Floor, Wolfgram Memorial Library

  • 610-499-1047

Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology

The Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology’s doctor of psychology (PsyD) program is the longest-running PsyD program in the United States. In accordance with the “scholar–practitioner” model established by the National Council of Schools of Professional Psychology (NCSPP), students in this program learn a wide range of contemporary, evidence-based approaches to assessment and intervention.
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Institute for Occupational Therapy Education

The Institute for Occupational Therapy Education (IOTE) is a three-year doctoral program. With inclusivity, civic-mindedness, and rigorous academics at the forefront, students will graduate as critical thinkers prepared to lead the way in the field with a commitment to providing services to diverse populations enabling all individuals the ability to engage in meaningful activities and participate in society.
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Institute for Physical Therapy Education

The Institute for Physical Therapy Education offers a three year, full-time graduate program of study.

With a focus on experiential learning and community engagement, the program graduates competent physical therapists who demonstrate exemplary character while assuming the responsibilities of citizenship. 
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Institute for Physician Assistant Education

The Institute for Physician Assistant Education offers a 27-month program emphasizing critical thinking, leadership development, community engagement, and interprofessional collaboration within a sequence of didactic and clinical education. With opportunities for service within the community and interprofessional learning experiences, the program graduates clinically strong, collaborative healthcare team leaders ready to advance the health and well-being of the clients/patients and communities they will serve.

Institute for Speech-Language Pathology

The graduate program in speech-language pathology has been designed to expose students to a challenging interprofessional environment that includes a broad range of clinically and culturally diverse populations and expectations for clinical leadership throughout.  


Founding Director

Institutional Research & Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness at Widener University provides timely analysis and information to support the decision-making, planning, and policy-formulation processes of the University. In addition, the Office coordinates the University's response to external requests for information.



Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office

The purpose of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) is to review proposed human subjects research in order to ensure that the rights and privacy of human subjects are protected and that the risk of harm is minimized.

Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative

The Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative is devoted to supporting, enabling, and producing a rich and comprehensive body of scientific research in human sexuality at the intersection of varied theoretical approaches. Our focus is on the application of research to shape innovation in sexuality education and sex therapy, with an eye on the effectiveness of cutting-edge approaches and their cultural-responsiveness.

ISRC Website



Interfaith Center

The Interfaith Center is a central place for organized faith development on campus and is committed to the faith lives of its students, faculty, and staff.


Chief Diversity Officer

International Student Services

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ISS provides immigration services to international students including advising students on immigration regulations, issuing I-20s, and providing mandated data to the Department of Homeland Security. ISS serves as an advocate for international students and assists international students with acclimation to American life and integration into the Widener community.


Leadership Center for Nursing Education Research

The Leadership Center for Nursing Education Research seeks to advance the science of nursing education by conducting rigorous educational and educational-clinical research; providing expert research consulting services to constituents within the nursing and nursing education community; and offering faculty development programs for aspiring, new, and mid-career nursing education researchers.

Library Administration

Library Administration handles internal and external administrative matters for the Wolfgram Memorial Library, providing managerial leadership, strategic planning, resource management, and direction of the overall operations of the Library.


Library Director

Library and Information Services

The Library and Information Services (LIS) division meets the research, teaching, learning and information needs of the students, faculty and staff of Widener University. LIS is comprised of the Wolfgram Memorial Library and Information Technology Services departments – Client Success, Information Security Office, Systems Administration, Technical Resources, Teaching & Learning with Technology (TLT) and University Systems.

Library Archives and Distinctive Collections

Hours of Operation:

Contact Jill Borin or Kayla Van Osten to schedule an appointment.
Available online

The mission of the Widener University Archives is to collect, preserve, and make available to researchers, print and digital materials such as papers, photographs, audiovisual items, and memorabilia related to the history of Widener, its predecessor institutions, and the Chester community.

Library Research and Instruction

Hours of Operation:

The Reference Department assists students, faculty, staff, and community members with their research needs by directing patrons to library materials, conducting one-on-one research help, and answering all questions.


Head of Research & Instructional Services