Tim Balliett, Ph.D.

Tim Balliett, Ph.D. is the University Ethics Officer in the Office of Ethics and Compliance at The Pennsylvania State University. In his role as Ethics Officer, he works with administrators, faculty, staff, and students to develop, implement, and support programs and policies involving the University’s ethics, values, and organizational culture.

Tim is also Director of The Center for Character, Conscience, and Public Purpose in Student Affairs. The Center promotes moral and civic learning among Penn State’s students through reflection, dialogue, and action, preparing them for lives of thoughtful engagement towards advancing the common good.

Tim also serves as an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Education in the College of Education, teaching Educational Psychology courses and researching the interplay between academic achievement motivation and institutional and personal values.

Tim earned a B.A. in Psychology and Social Sciences with secondary education teaching certification at Gannon University, Erie; a S.T.B. and M.Div. at St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Baltimore; and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at Penn State.

University Ethics Officer
Focus: University Ethics
212 Rider Building