Biographical Sketch

Dr. Kathleen Lipkovich has worked for 35 years in Higher Education as a teacher, coach, professor, athletic administrator, and coordinator of sport administration programs at the high school and university levels. A 1972 graduate of Youngstown State University with a B.S. in health and physical education. Dr. Lipkovich completed her master’s in physical education at WVU in 1975 and her educational doctorate in 1977. Dr. Lipkovich was awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Harvard University in 1980, where she studied Higher Educational Administration. Dr. Lipkovich’s professional experiences include teaching HPEclasses at McDonald High School, Central Connecticut State University, Trinity College, and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. During her career at Edinboro University, Kathleen was president of the faculty senate, NCATE Faculty Co-Coordinator, assistant chairperson of theHPE Department, and Coordinator of the Sport Administration Program. She was awarded Faculty Emeritus Status upon her retirement in 2010. Dr. Lipkovich resides in Cambridge Springs, Pa., and volunteers in numerous community activities. She is an active member of St. Anthony of Padua Parish assisting in Prison Ministry, serving on parish council, and participating in fund raising activities. She enjoys traveling to Maine, reading, playing golf, and attending sporting events.