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Chance Wideman Named Director of New Student Programs

Chance Wideman in a light shirt

Chance Wideman will assume the role of director of New Student Programs, effective Aug. 9. He will play an important role in Student Affairs helping students to acclimate to Pitt.

Wideman has worked with the Community College of Allegheny County’s Homewood-Brushton Center, where he served as director since 2018. His responsibilities included providing support to the campus president in the facilitation of affiliate campus departments.

Prior to that role, Wideman served as the student success career coach at the center, delivering comprehensive support services to students in the Pathway to a Technology Career grant program.

He graduated from Robert Morris University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication and a Master of Science in instructional leadership.

Wideman said that he “cannot wait to get started on this journey of learning and growing at the University of Pittsburgh.”