Dr. Angela Tekely is New VP for Academic Affairs and Provost
Immaculata University is proud to announce that Angela Tekely, Ed.D., has been named the new vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost. In her role, Tekely serves on the Executive Administration team where she assists in developing the institutional vision and executing the University’s strategic plan in academic affairs.
“Immaculata University has a reputation as an outstanding institution of higher education. I am humbled by the opportunity to work in new ways with the faculty, administration, and community to enhance the teaching, research and service of this great university and the ongoing success of its students,” commented Tekely on her new position at Immaculata.
Holding several positions at Immaculata University, including dean for the College of LifeLong Learning, and assistant vice president for Academic Affairs, Tekely had been serving as the interim vice president for Academic Affairs since the beginning of the Fall semester. She spent three years as associate dean for the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at Millersville University and was executive director for Admissions at the School of Professional Studies and the School of Education for Trinity University in Washington, DC. Tekely has also served at institutions in Maryland including Cecil Community College and Towson University.
Receiving her undergraduate degree from York College, Tekely continued her education earning a Master of Arts from Towson University and her Doctorate of Education from Morgan State University. Additionally, she received a post-baccalaureate certificate in Management and Leadership Development from Towson and attended the HERS Leadership Institute at Wellesley College. Keeping current in her field, Tekely maintains memberships in professional organizations such as the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, the Association for Continuing Higher Education, and the Pennsylvania American Council on Education Office of Women in Higher Education. During her career, she has presented on various topics related to adult students and online learning. In 2016, she received the Creative Use of Technology award from the Association of Continuing Higher Education.
Tekely and her family live in Coatesville, PA.
Located on the Main Line in scenic Chester County, 20 miles west of Philadelphia, Immaculata University is a Catholic comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher learning. On November 12, 1920, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania granted a college charter at the request of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) thus making Immaculata the first Catholic women’s college in the region. The IHM Sisters’ mission of educating women for more than 165 years has produced approximately 22,000 alumni worldwide and currently has nearly 3,000 students enrolled in 53 undergraduate majors, seven master’s degree programs, three doctoral degree programs, and over 40 additional professional endorsement, certificate and certification programs. Immaculata University contributes to the development of the whole person of any faith, fostering a commitment to truth, service, justice, and peace.