Robert Hendrickson

Robert HendricksonProfessor, Higher Education Program
Senior Scientist, Center for the Study of Higher Education

About Dr. Hendrickson:

Dr. Robert Hendrickson is a professor of Education in Higher Education and Senior Scientist in the Center for the Study of Higher Education.  His research and teaching interests include legal issues, organizational theory, administration, and governance, and faculty employment issues. He has published a number of articles, monographs and books.  For the past 6 ½  years he served as Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Research & Faculty Development within the College of Education.  During his tenure as Associate Dean, 6 graduate programs were ranked in the top 10 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, and research awards grew from $4 million in 2001 to $18 million in 2007.  Prior positions include head of the Department of Education Policy Studies for eight years and  professor in charge of the Higher Education Program for nine. Dr. Hendrickson has directed a number of doctoral dissertations, several of which have won outstanding dissertation awards. His former students serve in faculty or administrative positions in the US and foreign countries and several are presidents of colleges and universities.

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Contact Information:
310E Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: rmh6@psu.edu
Phone: (814) 865-9740