About the Featured Speaker
Dean, Center for Community Engagement
As Dean of York College's Center for Community Engagement, Dr. DelliCarpini is spearheading the work to make York College an active community stakeholder. Through the work of student programs like the Graham Innovation Scholars and new initiatives like the Arthur J. Glatfelter Institute for Public Policy, the CCE is connecting the intellectual resources of the College to help work toward a more vibrant York community.
Dr. DelliCarpini is also the Naylor Endowed Professor of Writing Studies and a nationally recognized expert in writing and civic engagement. His numerous publications and presentations have focused upon civic engagement and its relationship to the actions of an informed, literate citizenry.
Dr. DelliCarpini has served in a number of leadership positions in the community and at the College. In the community, he is currently a Board Director for the York County Community Foundation and the Cultural Alliance of York County. He also chairs the Moving Plans into Action Advisory Committee for Downtown Inc, the main street organization spearheading revitalization in York City.
At York College, he is the founding Director of the Graham Scholars Program and of the Naylor Workshop on Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies. Before his current appointment as Dean of the Center for Community Engagement, he served for 5 years as York College’s Chief Academic Officer, and 13 years as Writing Program Administrator, where he developed a successful major in Professional Writing.