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Philip Peña

Vice President for Business and Finance

With more than 25 years of financial, technological, administrative and management experience, Dr. Philip Peña has worked in higher education as a CFO, CIO, treasurer and vice president of administration. Prior to entering higher education, Peña had a successful career as a business and technology consultant serving Fortune 500 and 1000 clients and numerous small- and medium-sized businesses. His teaching experience has been with Purdue University and Sawyer College, in both business management and management information systems. He is a HLC Peer Reviewer working as an evaluator, consultant, multi-location reviewer and financial and non-financial panelist. 


  • B.S., Marketing, Indiana State University
  • B.S., Computer Science, Indiana State University
  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Purdue University
  • D.Mgt, Management, University of Maryland, University College