David Guthrie joined the Higher Education Program in 2014, and currently serves as the co-Professor-in-Charge of the program as well as the Coordinator of the M.Ed. in Higher Education Program at University Park. Prior to coming to Penn State, he served for seventeen years as Professor of Higher Education and Sociology at Geneva College. In addition to having full-time teaching experience at undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels, he has also previously served as a dean in both student affairs and academic affairs, and directed a multi-year grant from the Lilly Endowment that explored the topic of vocation in higher education, particularly at church-related institutions. Dave is the author of two monographs, several journal articles and book chapters, and numerous conference presentations. His intellectual interests include foundations of US higher education, church-related colleges and universities, and connections among religion, society, and higher education.