Chief Information Officer
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Marketing, Pennsylvania State University
A.B., Economics, Susquehanna University
Office: 141 Thun Library
Mr. C. Patrick Kohrman is the Chief Information Officer at Penn State Berks and a Senior Lecturer in Business Administration. He has over twenty-four years of teaching experience and primarily teaches in the areas of business statistics and management information systems. He is a recipient of the Berks Outstanding Teaching Award. Kohrman has been instrumental in establishing IT strategic planning for the College, implementing a lifecycling plan, standardizing the College computing platform, creation of an instructional design services department, and has also led the strategic enhancement of physical facilities for information technology education and services in the College. He has written distance education course materials and also teaches for the World Campus of Penn State University. He has presented pre-conference workshops and conference sessions at the annual Educause conferences. Kohrman has served as a project manager for BerksNet, a countywide intranet. He is also involved in e-learning intitiatives at Penn State Berks. He participated in the inaugural Frye Institute in 2000. He has particpated in the Harvard Graduate School of Education Management Development Program. Kohrman is also a past recipient of the Howard O. Beaver Outstanding Community Service Award.
Most Recent Publications:
Presentation: Tale of Two Collaborators: A Successful Collaboration of IT and Library Services at the Educause Conference, Orlando, FL; October 2005.
Strategic IT Planning for Smaller Institutions, Co-authored book chapter on Higher Education in the Information Age: New Era, New Leadership, published by Neal-Schuman, 2003.