Day: July 10, 2014

Governance Committee Discusses Board of Trustees Restructuring

Among the most hotly debated issues in the Board of Trustees over the last few meetings has been governance structure and potential changes in the makeup of the 30-member board. That much remained true today during a 90 minute Governance and Long-Range Planning meeting, in which a number of university stakeholders lobbied for a seat at the table, and governance consultant Holly Gregory led a discussion to help find some consensus going forward.

Governance Committee Debates Emeritus Status for Suhey, Hayes

The Board of Trustees' Governance and Long Range Committee was at odds over the merits of granting emeritus status to trustees whose tenures on the board recently finished during its meeting today.

Penn State Expected to Spend Millions on Lasch Building, University Park Airport Upgrades

The Penn State Board of Trustees finance committee recommended the full board approve $2 million in renovations to the Lasch Football Building and $5.6 million in upgrades to University Park Airport today.

Donovan Smith Named To Outland Trophy Preseason Watchlist

Donovan Smith is now the fifth Nittany Lion to be named to a preseason watch list, as he has been named to the Outland Trophy preseason watch list.

Board of Trustees Committee Recommends 2.73 Percent Tuition Increase

A Board of Trustees committee unanimously approved a 2.99 percent tuition increase for in-state University Park students at its Penn State Schuylkill meeting today.

Brantley Gilbert To Play At Bryce Jordan Center on Sept. 26

Country crooner Brantley Gilbert of "Bottoms Up" fame will stop at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sept. 26 as part of his "Let It Ride" tour.