George Grant Jr. becomes chancellor of Penn State Berks campus

January 4, 2021

George Grant Jr. assumed the position of chancellor at the Penn State Berks campus. He was selected following a national search. As chancellor, Grant is responsible for all aspects of college administration at the commonwealth campus. He previously served as dean and professor of the College of Community and Public Service at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. Grant earned his bachelor’s degree in social work from Marygrove College, his master’s from Grand Valley State University, and his doctorate in sociology from Western Michigan University. On August 9, 2022 Grant was named the next president of Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan. He began his tenure at Saginaw Valley State on December 1, 2022.