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.
Represents the College of Education as Senator, University Faculty Senate, term ending in 2018.
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).
Academy of Human Resource Development, member of the Quantitative Reesearch Committee
International Society for Performance Improvement, member of the Conference Committee