The University of Scranton
Office of the President
Scranton, PA 18510
Francis A. Lovecchio, Jr.Chief of Staff
B.S., The University of Scranton M.Ed., Temple University
Francis A. Lovecchio, Jr. (Toby) was appointed Chief of Staff in 2018. In his role, he is responsible to the University President for a broad and complex set of assignments related to the duties of the President including but not limited to direction and management of the President’s priorities. This includes projects assigned by the President and assisting the President as he undertakes major programmatic, management and administrative responsibilities.
He joined The University of Scranton in 1997 and has served in various capacities within the Department of Athletics. He served as Director of Athletics from 1997-2015. In 2007, he was the Interim Head Coach of Women’s Soccer guiding the team to its first Landmark Conference Championship. Most recently, he served as Associate Director of Athletics from 2015-2018. Prior to his time at the University, he spent eight years in various athletic department capacities at Bucknell University.
Tara M. SeelyAdministrative Assistant to the Board of Trustees
A.A.S, Tompkins Cortland Community College
Tara has been employed at The University of Scranton since 1999. As Administrative Assistant to the
Maribeth SmithAssistant to the President
Maribeth’s responsibilities include assisting the President in his duties and responsibilities and ensuring that the Office of the President is customer service oriented, organized and efficient. She prepares and schedules the President for events, meetings, communications