Donald L. Birx is the president of Plymouth State University. Prior to Plymouth, he was the Chancellor
at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Interim Vice Provost/President for Research at New Mexico State University; and Vice
Chancellor /President for Research at the University of Houston.
Annette M. Holba recieved a PhD in Rhetoric from Duquesne University in 2005. She has two master’s
degrees, one in Liberal Studies (Rutgers University 1998) and one in Personal and Organizational Wellness (Plymouth State
University 2019). She currently teaches in Communication, Organizational Wellness, and Educational Leadership.
Patricia T. Bahr is Executive Assistant to the President at Plymouth State University. She has a B.S.
in Chemistry and a M.S. in Toxicology. Prior to coming to Plymouth, she conducted research at Sloan-Kettering and in the pharmaceutical