Sean Bridgen

Pennsylvania State Univ-Penn State New Kensington

Sean Bridgen is the Associate Director for Academic Advising at Penn State, New Kensington Campus.  He is currently serving as the Chair of the National Academic Advising Association Advising Community on the Theory, Philosophy, and History of Academic Advising. He holds a D.Ed. in Administration and Leadership Studies and an M.A. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh.  Sean teaches graduate courses in Academic Advising and Student Development Theory at Penn State and Kansas State respectively. His doctoral research focused on understanding academic advising through the lens of soft systems theory.

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Academic Advising: Leverage Point for Systemic Change Initiatives? part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Posts
I am beginning my sixteenth year as an academic adviser; I have worked at large research universities, a small state college, and a small private college. My experiences and scholarly work have taught me that the ...