Penn State Beaver appoints new residence life coordinator

J. Parker Goolsby has been appointed residence life coordinator at Penn State Beaver, effective Aug. 1.

Goolsby has been the resident director at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., since 2009. Prior to that position, he spent two years as resident director at Slippery Rock University. In addition, he served as residence hall director at Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tenn., for a year and held an internship in the Office of Student Life at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

Goolsby is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the National Association of College and University Residence Halls; the American College Personnel Association, College Student Educators International, and the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association. He has served on a variety of residence life and programming committees throughout his career.

Goolsby holds a master's degree in student affairs in higher education from Slippery Rock University and a bachelor's degree in political science from Austin Peay State University. He can be contacted through the Office of Student Affairs at [email protected] or 724-773-3951.