​​​Dear Trustees,

​During these challenging times, we all had to adjust to a “new normal” in both work and home. As the PACT moves forward planning conferences for 2021, we too have had to adjust to this “new normal.” This year’s annual conference will be held remotely by Zoom on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  The meeting format and agenda will not be the same as with previous conferences, and condensed to meet the shortened time frame. There are still many items the PACT plans to address, and hopeful that this fall we will have sufficient time to meet in person and provide you with relevant and timely information on a number of issues our System and universities are facing.  To participate in the meeting, please reference the email sent separately for the Zoom details and business items.

A quick overview of the agenda:
  • Review of Act 50 and Role of Trustees
  • Profile of the State System with the Chancellor and Board Chair
  • Presidents Panel:  Impact on Integrated and Non-Integrated System Universities
  • Trustees by Design: PACT Committees and Trustee Take-aways

We encourage you to participate in this remote meeting next week to stay abreast of the many important issues. 

Thank you.

Jack Wabby
PACT President

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On behalf of the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees (PACT), we extend a special thank you to all who have sponsored and supported the PACT over these past two years. It is with your generous support that the PACT is able to continue its work in supporting our students, universities and the System.  Although the PACT was unable to hold its annual spring meeting in 2020, we look forward to meeting in person later in 2021. 

Thank you.

Fall Meetings

October 20, 2020  - 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  

Universities that are not under consideration for integrating, but will still be part of the planning and implementation processes: Cheyney, East Stroudsburg, Indiana, Kutztown, Millersville, Shippensburg, Slippery Rock, and West Chester.

Facilitator: Dr. Rich Frerichs, PACT 2nd Vice President, Vice Chair, Millersville University; Mr. Jack Wabby, PACT President and Trustee, Kutztown University


October 22, 2020 - 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  

Universities that are under consideration for integrating: Bloomsburg, Edinboro, Clarion, California, Lock Haven, and Mansfield.

Facilitator: Ms. Milissa Bauer, PACT 1st Vice President, Vice Chair, Clarion University; Ms. Karen Russell, PACT Treasurer and Trustee, Mansfield University; Ms. Mary Coploff, PACT Secretary and Vice Chair, Lock Haven University.


Agenda

12:00 p.m. - 12:10 p.m.     
Welcome - PACT President, Mr. Jack Wabby 
12:10 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.     
Pre-recorded Interview with Chancellor Greenstein, Ms. Cynthia Shapira, Chair, Board of Governors, and Mr. Jack Wabby, PACT President 
12:40 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.      
Chancellor Remarks/Update on System Redesign and Integration Planning
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.         
Live Q&A with Chancellor Greenstein
1:45 p.m.  – 2:15 p.m.        
Student Trustee Panel
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.         
Overview of President Evaluation and Student Appointment Process by Dr. Randy Goin, Deputy Chancellor
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.         
Wrap Up/Comments/Adjournment​