UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn State Board of Trustees Chairman Karen Peetz, upon authorization by the board, today ( November 16) appointed members of the Trustee Presidential Selection Council, which will oversee the search process for the next president of Penn State.
The council consists of 12 Trustees and the chair of For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students.
Trustee members are:
-- Marianne E. Alexander , President Emerita, Public Leadership Education Network-- James S. Broadhurst , Chairman, Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, Inc. -- Mark H. Dambly , President, Pennrose Properties, LLC -- Keith W. Eckel , Sole Proprietor and President, Fred W. Eckel Sons Farms, Inc. -- Kenneth C. Frazier , Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Merck & Co., Inc. -- Edward R. Hintz, Jr. , President, Hintz Capital Management, Inc. -- Peter A. Khoury , Graduate Student, Penn State -- Ira M. Lubert , Chairman and Co-Founder, Independence Capital Partners and Lubert Adler Partners, LP -- Keith E. Masser , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sterman Masser, Inc. -- Karen B. Peetz , Vice Chairman, CEO of Financial Markets and Treasury Services, Bank of New York Mellon -- Paul H. Silvis , Head Coach, SilcoTek -- Linda B. Strumpf , retired Chief Investment Officer, The Helmsley Charitable Trust The chair of For the Future is Peter G. Tombros, former executive at Pfizer Inc. in New York and also CEO of Enzon. He currently serves as professor and executive-in-residence in Penn State's Science BS/MBA Program. "The selection of our next president is one of the most important decisions we, as a university, will make," said Peetz. "Consequently, the Presidential Selection Council will rely heavily on all parts of our community and constituent representatives, including faculty, academic and administrative leadership, staff, students, and alumni as members of the University Presidential Search and Screen Committee."