Sami Ibn Khary Atif
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Delaware State University
Dr. Atif is a native of Philadelphia. As a son of a school accountant and a social worker, he has been in the business of service and education for all of his adult life. A self-proclaimed product of public schools and of Philadelphia’s Muslim community, his biggest accomplishments in life have been his young family and his two pilgrimages to Makkah.
A graduate of two historically black universities, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and Delaware State University, he holds teaching certifications in mathematics and special education. Prior to joining the faculty of Phillips Exeter Academy, Dr. Atif taught at Delaware State University and Kent County Alternative Programs in Dover, Delaware.