Office of The President

Dr. Victor DeSantis


Dr. Victor DeSantis
Vice President for External Affairs and Chief of Staff


Dr. DeSantis executes a proactive external affairs strategy that advances the University’s mission and goals with industry and community partners, as well as elected and appointed officials at the local, state and federal levels.  He provides professional direction and oversight to the Office of Community Engagement, Governmental and Economic Development (CEGED) and serves as a senior advisor to the President pertaining to all external and government activities.  This position also serves as the President's Chief of Staff, the University‘s Right-to-Know officer and a member of the President's Cabinet.

Ms. Pietra Jamison

Pietra JamisonMs. Pietra Jamison
Executive Associate


Ms. Jamison manages the President's calendar and daily backup and provides direct assistance to ensure the proper functioning of the Office of the President. In addition, she ensures that the President's contact with the university and the community is effective and timely. Ms. Jamison also acts as a liaison to the President's cabinet, ensuring that the cabinet runs smoothly and effectively.

Ms. Jennifer Hart

Ms. Jennifer Hart

Executive Secretary


Ms. Hart functions as the liaison between the Office of the President and the Council of Trustees to facilitate the smooth operation of the Council’s quarterly meetings and other trustee related matters.  She is the President’s representative on the commencement committee and assists in managing the President’s calendar and daily backup.

Ms. Madelyn Matias

madelyn-matias.jpgMs. Madelyn Matias
Administrative Assistant


Ms. Matias provides administrative support to the Office of the President.  She helps to manage events and supervises student assistants.  Ms. Matias manages requests directed to the office on a daily basis and greets and assists visitors.

  • Contact

    Office of the President
    Millersville University
    Biemesderfer Center
    101 North George Street
    Millersville, PA 17551-0302

    Phone 717-871-7001
    Fax 717-871-7930