Regis W. Becker

Regis W. Becker is the director of University Ethics and Compliance. In this role, he serves as Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and oversees all compliance issues throughout the University. Regis is also charged with developing Penn State's first comprehensive program of institutional ethics.

Regis previously served as Chief Compliance Officer for PPG Industries, a global Fortune 250 company with headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pa., and as Director of Corporate Security for Praxair, Inc.

He began his career in law enforcement serving as an Allegheny County, Pennsylvania detective and as an FBI special agent. A 1978 graduate of Penn State with a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, Becker earned his juris doctorate from the Duquesne University School of Law and MBA from the Western Connecticut State University. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania.