Faculty Bio

Fay Glosenger

Dilling Professor of Early Childhood Education

Office Location: Good Hall 306
Phone Number: (814)641- 3645

Dr. Fay Glosenger, a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, joined the Juniata faculty in 1982 after teaching first and sixth grades in the East Lycoming School District. Recognized throughout her professional career for teaching, international education, and leadership, Dr. Glosenger is the recipient of several awards, including the Outstanding PA Teacher of the Year Award, the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Beachley Award for Distinguished Academic Service, and the Athena International Leadership Award. She held the Martin G. Brumbaugh Endowed Chair in Education from 1999 to 2007 and was awarded the Dilling Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Education September 2007. Glosenger chaired Juniata's Education Department for 21 years.

Dr. Glosenger's primary area of interest is early childhood education. She teaches courses in child development, community and family relationships, children's literature, and early childhood education. Successful grant work includes funding from PDE to host the PA Governor's Institutes for Early Childhood Education from 2000-2009 and Gahagan Foundation funding for Juniata's International Teacher Education Project. A strong advocate for study abroad, Dr. Glosenger has visited multiple study abroad sites in the Czech Republic, England, Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland and spent two sabbaticals as a visiting scholar in residence at St. Margaret's School in Edinburgh and Aberlady Primary in East Lothian, Scotland.

Dr. Glosenger and her husband, Harry Stroup, reside in Huntingdon with their Labrador Retriever Bailey. Their daughter Keveney practices law in Houston, Texas where she lives with her husband Raul Avila.