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david l. passmore

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Penn State

Has been employed by Penn State since September 1979

Named Distinguished Professor of Education in March 2014

Holds a joint academic appointment as Professor of Operations Research in the Intercollege Dual Degree Program in Operations Research

Is Past Co–Chair with Carol McQuiggan for 2015–2016 of the Penn State Commission for Women, was Co–Chair for 2014–2015 , was C0-Chair Elect for 2013-2014, and was Co–Chair of the Commission’s Assessment Committee with Lysa Holland. (Appointed as a Commission member by Penn State’s President for 2011-2014 and continuing through 2015-2016 in role as Past C0–Chair)


Is Faculty Associate of the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Is a member of Advisory Group for the Multi–State Shale Collaborative composed of research and policy organizations in New York (Fiscal Policy Institute), Ohio (Policy Matters Ohio), Pennsylvania (Keystone Research Center/Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center), Virginia (Commonwealth Institute), and West Virginia (West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy)

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