Dr. Michelle Corby
Assistant Dean, Graduate Student Services
Graduate Enrollment Services and Office of the Dean of the Graduate School
Dr. Michelle Corby is the Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Services at the Graduate School at Penn State. Prior to joining the Graduate School, Dr. Corby served as Assistant Dean for Academic Services in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at Penn State. In this role, Dr. Corby provided leadership, administration, planning and oversight for academic services in IST. The position led recruiting and student engagement, advising, career services, teaching and learning initiatives, academic operations (undergraduate, graduate, and online), and instructional design and production functions. In addition, she was involved with strategic planning and assessment initiatives for the college.
Dr. Corby has also worked for Penn State World Campus and Juniata College in a variety of different administrative roles supporting student, program, and organizational success. Dr. Corby has a Ph.D. in Workforce Education and Development, Human Resource Development/Organization Development from Penn State. She received her bachelor’s degree in English and Theatre Studies from Juniata College and a master’s degree in Education from Duquesne University.