06-20-19 | Education
Penn State Stuckeman School's Interim Director
Patricia Kucker to Begin July 1

Penn State Stuckeman School's Interim Director

Before teaching at Penn State, Patricia Kucker was nationally as the secretary of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, serving from 2010 to 2012. She also served on the National Architectural Accrediting Board from 2012 to 2015. Photo credit: Cody Goddard, Penn State

Penn State alumna Patricia Kucker has been named the interim director of the H. Campbell and Eleanor R. Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in the Penn State College of Arts and Architecture. The position is a two-year appointment that begins July 1. She will fill the vacancy left by the departure of Kelleann Foster, who has served as director of the Stuckeman School since 2013.

The Stuckeman School is home to the Penn State Architecture and Landscape Architecture undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as the undergraduate Graphic Design program.

Kucker received her B.S. and B.Arch. degrees from Penn State and her M.Arch. from the University of Pennsylvania. Kucker also holds an Ed.D. in Higher Education, Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University. A licensed architect in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, she started her own firm, Patricia Kucker AIA Architects, where she practiced for six years before setting her sights on higher education as a full-time profession.

To read the full press release from Penn State, click HERE.

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