Dr. Landesberg-Boyle first became interested in working in higher education when she was an undergraduate resident assistant at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Upon receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, she assumed increasing responsibilities in leadership positions within the University’s Department of Residence Life while pursuing her Masters of Education and Doctorate of Education in Organizational Development.
Most recently, she served as Vice President for Student Affairs at the Pennsylvania College ofTechnology. Under her leadership, the College created myriad new services for students,enhanced student scholarship funds and reached record high levels of auxiliary revenuegeneration. Additionally, Dr. Landesberg-Boyle’s team developed a student retention programthat was featured in National On-Campus Report and replicated by institutions such as KentState University and Kansas State University.
Dr. Landesberg-Boyle has held leadership roles within the National Association of StudentPersonnel Administrators (NASPA), including being named to two terms as State Director(Louisiana) and member of the Regional Advisory Board.
Dr. Landesberg-Boyle has been active in a number of community based organizations. While inPennsylvania, she served on the Board of Directors of the regional YWCA, and was elected tothe Executive Board in 2004. She has also served as chair of the Advisory Committee for CASA(Court Appointed Special Advocates), a group dedicated to providing a voice for children whohave been neglected or abused. In 2006, she was honored as “Volunteer of the Year” forNortheast Central Pennsylvania and, in 2007, as “Woman Advocate of the Year” by students atthe Pennsylvania College of Technology.
Dr. Landesberg-Boyle has traveled extensively since childhood when she and her family livedoutside of the United States on the Island of Kwajelein in Micronesia. She and her husband,Vincent, have six year old twins, Joshua and Aliyah.