Wilkes University

President's Office

Greg Cant, PhD

Greg Cant, PhD, was named the seventh president of Wilkes University on Dec. 12, 2019. A native of Australia, Cant has 30 years of experience as an educator and administrator in the United States and abroad.

Dr. Cant's Biography

@drgregcant on Instagram

Greg Cant, PhD


Bridget Giunta ’05

Phil Erickson '22, MBA '23

Angela Cant

Presidential Spouse

Angela Cant supports the work of the President’s Office as a dedicated volunteer. Together with her husband, President Greg Cant, she hosts a series of events for campus and community, develops professional development and social opportunities for students and creates meaningful opportunities for Wilkes to engage with the community.

Angela Cant's Biography

Angela Cant

President's Strategic Initiatives

The following actions and proposals are directed from the President's Office to continue to strengthen and grow Wilkes University.

Bridge to the Future Strategic Plan

The Bridge to the Future strategic plan introduces six key strategic objectives essential for Wilkes to thrive in the post-pandemic world.

Campus Enhancements

Wilkes University has invested millions of dollars to create a first-class residential campus in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Campus enhancements focus on enhancing the education experience and quality of life for students while contributing to the revitalization of our home city.

Students on campus

President's Awards for Excellence

The President’s Awards for Excellence recognize outstanding achievements of University faculty and staff who have gone above and beyond to serve our students throughout the academic year.

President's Medal

The President’s Medal

The President’s Medal is bestowed annually on individuals whose personal and professional lives reflect the highest aspirations of Wilkes University.

Contact Us



Mailing Address

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Campus Location

Historic Weckesser Hall
170 South Franklin Street