New Staff at MSCHE

MSCHE welcomed Mr. Brian C. Kirschner to the role of Director for Communications and Public Relations in April 2018. Mr. Kirschner replaces Mr. Richard J. Pokrass who retired in February 2018 after nine years with Middle States. Mr. Kirschner will work closely with senior leadership and the Commission to oversee development of internal and external communications tactics and strategies while managing the MSCHE website and providing support for events.

He joins MSCHE with more than 22 years of public relations and marketing experience in higher education and the sports/entertainment industries most recently at University of the Sciences (2006-2018) where he served as Director of Communications. Prior to his role at USciences, Mr. Kirschner was in the front office of the Philadelphia 76ers for six years (2000-2006) finishing as Director of Communications, and he was Sports Information Director at Temple University (1996-2000). He holds a Master of Education from Temple and a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University.