Newman-Siri

Siri Newman

Assistant Research Professor

308C BBH Building
szn141@psu.edu

Biography

Siri Newman is the Program Coordinator for the PEACE Program (Promoting Empathy, Awareness and Compassion in Education). She has worked for 19 years in higher education as a leader in strategic planning to improve student success. She has experience implementing strategic interventions that improve the undergraduate student experience and increase retention and graduation rates in large University settings. Siri’s keen ability to engage and mobilize both student affairs staff and faculty as they implement new programs and initiatives has resulted in changes in University policy and new programs that evolve into institutional culture. Her expertise in developing training workshops, communication plans, assessment tools, and data tracking systems are an asset to identifying institutional needs and creating dynamic solutions.