Trustee election dates set

February 5, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – At its Jan. 16 meeting Penn State’s Board of Trustees approved Thursday, May 7, as the date for this year’s alumni trustees ballots to be counted. The results of the election will be announced at the trustees’ meeting on Friday, May 8. Alumni nominations for the 2015 Board of Trustees elections opened Jan. 15 and will be accepted through 5 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

On Jan. 15, nomination information was sent to all Penn State alumni who have a valid email address on file with the University. Alumni who did not receive the nomination email must request a ballot by going to

Candidates who receive at least 250 nominations, meet the qualifications to be a trustee and agree to run will have their names placed on the election ballot, which will be distributed on Friday, April 10. Those alumni who receive a nomination ballot in the Nomination Phase of the election will receive the election ballot automatically. The election runs through 9 a.m. Eastern time May 7. Information about all of the trustee elections may be found at


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