Berkeley College Appoints Paul R. Kleschick as Associate Provost, Student Academic Engagement and Success

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Paul R. Kleschick

Paul R. Kleschick, has been appointed as Associate Provost, Student Academic Engagement and Success at Berkeley College. A Philadelphia native with more than 21 years of experience in corporate information technology and higher education, Mr. Kleschick has held positions of varying responsibility in the registrar and academic affairs areas at American International College, St. Joseph’s University, Georgetown University, Temple University, and The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, among others. He expects to receive a Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California next year.

In his new role, Mr. Kleschick will provide administrative oversight for the Berkeley College Office of Academic Advisement, Center for Academic Success, and Library Services. Working collaboratively with the deans, department chairs, faculty, and all student-serving offices, he will drive initiatives that assess and develop student services and success, including developing and managing early intervention systems for at-risk students, advancing integrated advisement systems, improving student retention and graduation rates, and enhancing career development opportunities.

Mr. Kleschick’s principle interests are in business and organizational development needs, as well as mentoring and employee engagement. He has authored articles in the areas of communications and mentoring published by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACROA) and he has held committee and executive positions with various professional organizations at the local, regional, and national levels. He holds a BS in Biology from Cabrini University in Radnor, PA; an MEd in Higher Education Administration from Temple University; an MBA from Philadelphia University; and is completing an EdD in Organizational Change and Leadership at the University of Southern California.

“I look forward to working with Paul, who I believe will be a tremendous asset to the College, because his interests and expertise closely align with Berkeley College’s commitment to being a student-centric, practitioner-oriented teaching institution that provides students with a high-quality education that is accessible, affordable, robust, and relevant,” said Marsha A. Pollard, PhD, Berkeley College Provost.

Photo Caption: Berkeley College has named Paul R. Kleschick, as Associate Provost, Student Academic Engagement and Success, effective April 22, 2019.

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,000 students – including more than 350 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business®, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.

Berkeley College has three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are four campuses – Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For five consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is

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