Control of Penn State is vested in a Board of Trustees of thirty-two members. Members ex officio are the Governor of the Commonwealth; the President of the University; the state Secretary of Education; the state Secretary of Agriculture; and the state Secretary of Conservation and Natural Resources. Terms of the other trustees are three years. Six trustees are appointed by the governor, nine are elected by the alumni, six by delegates from county agricultural societies, and six by the board representing business and industry.
For information, including a trustee membership list, see: www.psu.edu/trustees. (Opens New Window)