PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

More

Rendell Appoints New Members to Board of Trustees

In his final weeks as governor of Pennsylvania before the November elections, Ed Rendell has appointed two new members, Mark H. Dambly and Paul H. Silvis,  to the Penn State Board of Trustees and has also reappointed standing member Ira Lubert.

Dambly will step in for current trustee Roger J. Reschini when his term ends on June 30, 2011. Dambly graduated from Penn State with a degree in real estate and insurance. He now works as president of Pennrose Properties, a Philadelphia-based real estate development company, a position he has held since 2004. More information on Dambly and his company can be found here.

Silvis will fill the position formerly held by Eugene Chaiken. Silvis is a graduate of the Smeal College of Business, Executive MBA. He is the founder of Restek, a Bellefonte-based company specializing in manufacturing innovative chromatography products. Currently Silvis is focusing on SilcoTek, an offshoot of Restek.

The Board of Trustees is the primary governing body of the university, both for University Park and the Commonwealth Campuses. Of the 32 trustees that make up the Board, six are appointed by the Governor of the Commonwealth, nine are elected by alumni, six are elected by delegates from agricultural societies and six are elected to represent business and industry.

The elected and appointed members are joined by five ex officio members made up of the governor of the Commonwealth, the president of the university and the state secretaries for the Departments of Agriculture, Education, and Conservation and Natural Resources.For more information about the Board of Trustees, visit their website.

More information on the appointment can be found at Penn State Live.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Ali Fogarty

Ali Fogarty is a senior from the suburbs of Philadelphia majoring in Public Relations and Political Science who's passionate about Netflix and everything bagels.

State College Links
Follow on Another Platform
113kFollowers
157kFollowers
54.9kFollowers
4,570Subscribers
Other posts by Ali

If Penn State Were Game of Thrones

In honor of the culmination of another season, we at Onward State found some parallels between Penn State and Game of Thrones.

Distraction of the Day: Duckling Rescue on Video

Post-Grad Life, As Told By Tweets

The Story Of Julia Cipparulo & Her Motives For Allegedly Vandalizing Penn State

“That broken ear is a permanent reminder of the dark side of Penn State University, the lives lost, and a warning. A warning that the deaths will continue unless massive change is enacted.”

The Story Of Julia Cipparulo & Her Motives For Allegedly Vandalizing Penn State

“That broken ear is a permanent reminder of the dark side of Penn State University, the lives lost, and a warning. A warning that the deaths will continue unless massive change is enacted.”

Penn State Alum Charged For Campus Vandalism

In a statement sent to Onward State, Julia Cipparulo claimed to have vandalized several Penn State campus landmarks, including the Lion Shrine, on May 8.

Penn State Football Announces New Jersey Numbers For 2022 Season

Nittany Lions old and new have received new jersey numbers ahead of the 2022 season.

 
Send this to a friend