How Engaged are Penn State Trustees?

As many are aware, Penn State has a 38-member Board of Trustees. Penn State's Board is approximately three times the size of the average board of Big Ten Universities. Why?Many governance experts - including former PA Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and PA Congressman John Yudichak - have stated that the size of the Board makes … Continue reading How Engaged are Penn State Trustees?

Candidates for Penn State Board of Trustee Elections, Part 2: Town Hall Play by Play, April 2021

What follows is a "Play by Play" Recap of the PSU Alumni -Elected Trustees Candidates Town Hall. Think of it as the opportunity to watch a football game - but edited down to eliminate the commercials and time outs. The Town Hall was held on April 8th, 2021, featuring the six candidates on the ballot for … Continue reading Candidates for Penn State Board of Trustee Elections, Part 2: Town Hall Play by Play, April 2021

Penn State Board Meeting Review – Part 1: May 3rd and 4th 2018

    May 3, 2018: Mark Dambly gives himself control over Penn State's $5,000,000,000+ in Capital Spending funds...... and no one opposes him.   The most talked about events of the May 2018 Penn State Board meetings would likely be: A) The announcement of the Alumni Trustee Election results and B) The announcement of a … Continue reading Penn State Board Meeting Review – Part 1: May 3rd and 4th 2018