Wilson College President Named In Top 100 Influential Educators

Wilson College’s president, Wesley R. Fugate, Ph.D., was named to the City & State 2023 Higher Education Power 100. This accolade recognizes him as “one of the most powerful individuals in Pennsylvania education.” The 100 leaders profiled “have helped their institutions not just survive but thrive.”

“Recognition such as this reflects the excellent work of our faculty and staff,” Fugate said. “They are the people deserving of such high praise, as they are working day in and day out to transform the lives of our students. I am honored to represent them through inclusion on this prestigious list of higher education leaders.”

Fugate was chosen for his success in launching a series of affordable online degree programs, increasing the first-year retention rate to 93%, and growing the college’s unrestricted fund by nearly 75%. The organizers also noted his passion for innovation, fundraising, opportunity, and making the campus animal-friendly. They added, “Fugate has also celebrated Wilson teams’ conference championships in several sports and raised the profile of the school’s arts programs.”



Sandra K “Sandy” Corwell 1947~2023

Sandra K “Sandy” Corwell, 75 of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at Wellspan York Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born April