Westminster College Director of Graduate School to be Published in School Administrator Magazine

Thursday, October 10, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Robert Zorn M`64, director of Westminster College's Graduate School, will have an article published in the November edition of School Administrator magazine.

"Job Transition Strategies for School Administrators" deals with tips and strategies in making for smoother job transitions for school administrators such as job searching techniques, resumes, interview procedures, etiquette for job transitioning, contract negotiations, employer notification and exiting protocol. The theme of the article is to make job transitions better, smoother, easier and less contentious by utilizing best practices.

Zorn served as the coordinator of the educational administration program in Westminster College's Graduate Program from January 2012 until he was appointed as director in April. He was the superintendent of Poland, Ohio, schools for more than three decades and has been with Westminster since 1986. In addition to overseeing the Graduate School, Zorn teaches courses for those pursuing licensing as school superintendents and principals.

Zorn earned his undergraduate degree from Kent State University, a master's from Westminster, and a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. He also completed post-doctoral studies from the National Academy for School Executives in Washington, D.C., and from Harvard University.

The School Administrator is a national professional journal published by the American Association of School Administrators.

Contact Zorn at 724-946-7055 or email for additional information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 378 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.


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Dr. Robert Zorn M`64, director of Westminster College's Graduate School