LEWISBURG, Pa. — Jason Friedberg has been appointed Director of Public Safety at Bucknell University. Friedberg, currently Associate Director and Captain of the Franklin & Marshall College Public Safety Office, will begin his duties in Lewisburg on July 10.
David J. Surgala, Vice President Of Finance And Administration at Bucknell University, stated, "We were seeking an experienced professional with a successful record of campus safety and municipal cooperation. We are fortunate to find that individual in Jason Friedberg."
Friedberg has a master's degree in criminal justice administration from Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts, and has graduated from the Northeast Police Executive Development course.
He previously has worked in campus law enforcement at Springfield College, Smith College and Western New England College. He also spent several years as a municipal officer with the Hampden County Sheriff's Department where he attained the rank of Sergeant.
Throughout his tenure in law enforcement, Friedberg has been involved in multiple programs and projects, including Board of Directors membership with the Lancaster Community Safety Coalition, a county-wide crime-fighting initiative; and the Franklin & Marshall President's Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs and his Committee on Greek Life and Re-recognition.
"I am looking forward to joining the Bucknell and Lewisburg communities. In my visits to the campus, I have been particularly impressed with the commitment of the administration and officers to the safety of Bucknell's students, faculty and staff. I hope that my addition to both communities will create a strong working relationship that will be mutually beneficial and long lasting," Friedberg said.
Story posted June 26, 2006