Stacey R. Sauchuk, Ph.D., was appointed by the Board of Trustees to the position of President, Valley Forge Military Academy & College in April 2013. Dr. Sauchuk is the first female civilian President of a private military academy and college in the country.
Dr. Sauchuk brings over 20 years of experience as an accomplished scholar, teacher, businesswoman, and manager; including seven years as the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Eastern University, her alma mater.
Dr. Sauchuk has a Bachelor of Social Work from Eastern College, a Masters of Education in School Psychology and a Doctorate in School Psychology from Temple University.
Prior to her appointment at Valley Forge, Dr. Sauchuk served as President of The Art Institute of Philadelphia for four years. Responsible for 2400 students, she was successful in taking the Associate Degree-granting institution to the Bachelors level while introducing several new academic programs.
Following her time at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, Dr. Sauchuk spent 11 years with Education Management Corporation as the Senior Vice President of Academic Programs and Student Affairs. In her role, she was responsible for ensuring a high quality academic and overall experience for 130,000 students across 96 campuses.
Dr. Sauchuk is the 12th president in the history of Valley Forge Military Academy & College.