Karen Kreger

Kreger Appointed Senior Director, Housing and Food Services, Commonwealth Campuses

Karen Kreger has been appointed the new senior director for Housing and Food Services at Penn State Commonwealth Campuses. In this role she will oversee Housing and Food Services for eleven Commonwealth Campuses throughout the state as well as non-residential campuses' food service contracts.

Kreger has worked at Penn State for 21 years, holding various positions including director of Housing and Food Services at Penn State Mont Alto.

For the past nine years, Kreger has been a regional director for Housing and Food Services at the Commonwealth Campuses. In that position she served on the central leadership team and gained hands-on experience with all facets of the operations, including housekeeping, maintenance, construction, catering, retail sales, and residential dining. She was involved in strategic planning, budget development, human resource matters, student engagement initiatives, and creating policies and procedures.

"I could not be more excited about the opportunity to lead a division where I have worked for the last 21 years," Kreger says about taking on the new position. "I'm proud to be part of a great Penn State team that serves our students well."