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Phillip G. Gatling, Jr., MS

  • Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life


  • M.S., Business Management (2011)
    Cambridge College, Cambridge (MA)
  • B.S., English Education (2008)
    Fayetteville State University (NC)

About Me

I provide vision and advising to our Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) system at Widener University. The FSL system includes 3 governing councils, 6 sororities and 5 fraternities.

Advice for Students

“Use education as the gateway to success and allow experience to serve as your guide throughout life.”

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • The National Society of Leadership & Success (Sigma Alpha Pi)
  • NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA)


  • Advisor of the Year, National Society of Leadership & Success (2019)
  • Andrew A. Bushko Advisor of the Year Award
  • Student Leadership Awards – Excellence in Advising