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Council of Trustees


The 12-member Council of Trustees governs the University. Its members are nominated and appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate serving a term of six (6) years, and until their successors are appointed and qualified. At least two (2) members of the group are alumni of the institution and one (1) member is a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing. The Council meets on a quarterly basis at the University or from time to time as may be called upon by the president, chairperson, or upon request of three (3) of its members.

John Horan Dennis Frampton John Pulice

John E. Horan
Erie, PA

Dennis R. Frampton, '89
Meadville, PA
Vice Chairperson

John A. Pulice
Erie, PA

Barbara Chaffee Dan Higham Rob Lowther

Barbara C. Chaffee
Erie, PA

Daniel E. Higham, '70
Meadville, PA

Robert J. Lowther, Jr., '77 
Edinboro, PA


Kathy Pape Harold Shields Ronald Steele

Kathy L. Pape, Esquire, '75
Mechanicsburg, PA

Harold C. Shields, '67, '69
Allison Park, PA

Ronald A. Steele
Erie, PA

Timothy Wachter Shaquan Walker Frank T. Brogan

Timothy S. Wachter, Esquire
Erie, PA

Shaquan A. Walker
Erie, PA
Student Trustee

Frank T. Brogan, Chancellor
ex officio