Dr. Bruce Barnhart

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

University Leadership


Prior to moving to administration in 2008, Dr. Bruce Barnhart served as a faculty member in athletic training and physical therapy for 25 years.  He served as the athletic trainer for the 1984 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference champion football team and the 2004 NCAA Division II national champion women's basketball team.


Dr. Barnhart is married to the former Mary Jo Zosky, ’84, and they have two grown children and one grandson.


  • Doctor of Education in Professional Physical Education: West Virginia University, 1992

  • Master of Education in Biology: Cal U, 1989

  • Bachelor of Science in Education in Biology: Cal U, 1983

  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy: Cal U, 2001

Email: barnhart@calu.edu

Phone: 724-938-1623

Office: Old Main Room 106