Meet the Staff
Director, Prevention & AdvocacyWismer 117B
Katie Bean has been at Ursinus since July 2019. Prior to her role here, she was at Saint Joseph’s University for around 8 years and at George Washington University for about 4 years doing similar work with students around prevention. She received her bachelor’s in Psychology with Criminology and Women’s Studies minors at Millersville University before obtaining her master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of PA. She has also earned a Certificate in Counseling.
Katie is also a certified Yoga Teacher (CYT-200) and completed an additional 25-hour certification on trauma-informed practices called Yoga for Recovery. Outside of working and teaching/practicing yoga, Katie has served on the Board of Directors of a local non-profit, Phoenixville Women’s Outreach, since 2015.
She lives in Phoenixvillle, PA with her husband and her dog, Charlie.