Since joining the UM family in 1987, Priscilla “Penny” Allen has served as Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the Michael E. Stephens College of Business, the Dean of the College of Fine Arts and several Interim Deans, including UM President Emeritus, John W. Stewart. Upon receiving her B.S. in History (Magna Cum Laude) from UM in 2005, Penny retired in 2006.
Missing campus life, Penny returned in 2008. She presently serves as part-time Administrative Assistant in the office of Foreign Languages. Penny considers herself a small-time “renaissance woman”; her wide-ranging experiences include Emergency Medical Technician, Certified Swimming Pool Operator, Certified Food Manager, Real Estate Broker, certified for Coal Mine employment, CERT Disaster Relief trained, and short-term missionary to Central America. Ella habla un poco de español.