Staff and Administration

Executive Staff

President of Gratz College

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 215-635-7300 x131

Paul Finkelman received his B.A. in American Studies from Syracuse University in 1971 and his Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago in 1976.  He was later a Fellow in Law and Humanities at Harvard Law School. He has held a number of endowed chairs as a tenured professor or as a visitor, including the Ariel F. Sallows Chair in Human Rights Law at the University of Saskatchewan, the John Hope Franklin Chair in American Legal History at Duke Law School, and the President William... Read more...



Interim Dean of Academic Affairs

Dr. Honour Moore is the Director of the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and an instructor in the program. She has over 30 years experience in higher education administration, primarily working with adult degree programs. Serving as Dean/Associate Vice President at three institutions in the Philadelphia area, she has been responsible for all facets of program development and implementation, including curriculum and faculty development. She also serves as a consultant to various accelerated degree programs for adult learners.

Dr. Moore has a B.A...

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Director of Library Services

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Phone: 215-635-7300 x159

Nancy Nitzberg, Gratz College Director of Library Services graduated from Columbia University with an M.S. in Library Service and a Certificate in Library and Archives Conservation, and completed a one-year internship at the Library of Congress.  She also holds a B.A. and M.A. in Art History.  She has been employed in academic research libraries and museums including Yale University, Princeton University, Harvard University, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and Boston University.  Among her research interests, (in addition to the Gratz Family!), are cross-cultural influences in the history...

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Director of Admissions

Phone:  215-635-7300 x150
Email: [email protected]


Interim Director of NEXT, Director of Educational Technology

Emily Aronoff Teck, Ed.D. is a progressive educator who seeks to increase and improve the ways that the Jewish community invites young children children and families to explore, discover, and celebrate joyful Judaism. Offering a unique combination of experience, knowledge, and creativity, her work includes the creation and facilitation of programs for young children and families as well as the provision of support to clergy and teacher education for leaders working with young children. She is the founding director of the world’s largest searchable database of Jewish educational resources...

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Student Billing

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Phone: 215-635-7300 x163

Director of MAEd Program, Assistant Professor in Education

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 215-635-7300 x125

As a seasoned educator and public speaker, Jessica Whittemore holds a B.S. in Secondary Education from Penn State and a M.A. in Educational Instruction from Gratz College.

Always building on her belief that education should be both applicable and enjoyable, Jessica has taught at a variety of levels, from junior high in the PA Wilson School District to leading educational seminars for the Federal Department of Corrections. 

Jessica has also served as an educational consultant for Penn State University, Kutztown University, the Hershey School District, the Hamburg School...

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Student Records Office – College

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 215-635-7300 x157