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October 17, 2017 | Dixon University Center

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April 12-13, 2018 | Hilton Harrisburg Hotel
October 12, 2018 | Dixon University Center


Dear Trustees,

Look forward to seeing everyone at the upcoming PACT 2017 Fall Workshop that will be held on October 17, 2017 at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg. 

There are several key topics that will be discussed. Given the current issues in the country regarding free speech, our discussion of this issue will be timely. Also, Interim Chancellor Karen Whitney and Board of Governors’ Chair Cynthia Shapira will engage with the trustees on two important items: the role of trustees and the Board of Governors in the presidential hiring process, and contract negotiations.

Thank you.

Harold Shields
PACT President



The PACT Executive Board is pleased to offer "The Role of Trustee in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education." This document was designed to provide not only an initial orientation for new trustees in conjunction with their university orientation, but also to provide a reference tool for all our State System trustees.


Please reach out to Charissa Williams (717-720-4125) with any questions, comments or recommendations regarding your PACT website.   


​​PACT Execut​ive Board Me​mbers 

​Harold Shields, Trustee and President
Edinboro University

Michele Mandell, Trustee and 1st Vice President
California University

Mary Coploff, Secretary
Lock Haven University

John Wabby, Trustee,  2nd Vice President
Kutztown University

Ed Edwards, Trustee
Bloomsburg University

No Cheyney PACT Exec Board Member Appointed

Milissa Bauer, Trustee
Clarion University

Marcus​ Lingenfelter, Trustee
East Stroudsburg University

Gealy Wallwork, Trustee
Indiana University

Karen Russell, Trustee
Mansfield University

William McIlwaine, Trustee
Millersville University

Andrew M. Paris, Trustee
Shippensburg University

Jeffrey Smith, Trustee
Slippery Rock University

Stephen Kinsey, Trustee
West Chester University​



Council of Trustees University Site Links