Penn State trustee election ballot positions announced

March 02, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Ballot positions for the 2016 election of trustees by alumni were determined on March 1 by a drawing.

Ballots for the trustee election will be available to Penn State alumni on April 10. Biographical information and position statements for each candidate will be available by March 3 on a Meet the Candidates page by visiting online.

For those alumni who have already requested and received a ballot for the nomination phase of the election will automatically receive the election ballot.  There is no need to request a ballot again.  If you did not participate and would like to receive the election ballot, you may request a ballot at

Ballots will be processed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. Please allow a 24-hour turnaround time for processing of a ballot request.

All online voting must be completed by the close of the election at 9 a.m. on May 5 EST.

The names of the five candidates for three positions on the board to be elected by alumni, and the order in which they will appear on the ballot, are as follows (year of graduation, business title/profession and place of residence also are provided):

  • Barbara L. Doran, '75 Lib, senior portfolio manager, Lebenthal Asset Management, New York, New York
  • Edward "Ted” B. Brown III, '68 Sci, president and CEO, KETCHConsulting, State College, Pennsylvania
  • Daniel N. Cocco, '08 Com, management consultant, Ernst & Young LLP, Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Lawrence M. Schultz, '80 Bus, attorney at law, Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • William F. Oldsey, '76 Lib, educational consultant/retired executive vice president, McGraw-Hill Corporation, Basking
    Ridge, New Jersey
Last Updated March 03, 2016