Keystone College has appointed Andra Basu, Ph.D. as its new Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Dr. Basu has had an accomplished career as an administrator in several colleges and universities. Prior to joining Keystone, she served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of East Stroudsburg. She also served as Dean of Adult and Professional Studies at Albright College and Associate Academic Dean, Acting Dean of Academic Services, and Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Lehigh Carbon Community College.
She has served as a faculty member, instructor, or lecturer at the University of East Stroudsburg, Albright College, Moravian College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Lehigh University, University of Kutztown, Muhlenberg College, Bates College, Hunter College, Queens College, and the University of Minnesota. Her writings have been published in numerous academic and professional journals and she has received a wide variety of awards and scholarships.
Dr. Basu received a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University, a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in Psychology of Social Personality from City University of New York Graduate School and University Center.
With the lowest tuition of any private college in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Keystone offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degree options in liberal arts and science programs in business, communications, and science. , education, natural sciences, environmental sciences and social sciences. Located 15 minutes from Scranton, Pennsylvania and two hours from New York and Philadelphia, Keystone is known for its small class sizes and individual attention focused on student success through internships, research and community engagement. .