Council of Trustees

Council of Trustees

Carver Hall

Bloomsburg University Trustees

Patrick Wilson, chairperson
Judge Mary Jane Bowes, vice chairperson
Nancy Vasta, secretary
Ramona H. Alley
Robert Dampman
Edward G. Edwards
Dr. Joseph J. Mowad
Dr. Brian O’Donnell
Charles E. Schlegel Jr.
Secretary John E. Wetzel
John Thomas, student

Upcoming Meetings

  • June 14, 2017
  • Sept. 20, 2017
  • Dec. 6, 2017
  • March 7, 2018
  • June 13, 2018

Trustees Meeting Minutes

Bloomsburg University's Council of Trustees, appointed by the Governor of Pennsylvania and approved by the Senate, are charged with reviewing the administration, fiscal management and physical plant of the university.

The Trustees also conduct an annual evaluation of the president, which is given to the Chancellor for submission to PASSHE's Board of Governors. Based upon recommendations from the president, the Council of Trustees reviews and approves standards for:

  • the admission, discipline, and expulsion of students
  • policies and procedures governing use of institutional facilities and property
  • the creation of schools and academic programs
  • annual operating and capital budget requirements
  • contracts and purchases
  • charges for room and board, other fees (except student activity fees)

In addition, the Trustees conduct annual facilities inspections and make maintenance and construction recommendations to the PASSHE Board of Governors.

Trustee Committees

  • Academic Affairs
  • University and Student Affairs
  • General Administration

Presidential Search

"Dr. David Soltz’s leadership over the past nine years has produced significant accomplishments for Bloomsburg University, including the development and implementation of our strategic plan, Impact 2015, now extended to 2017; the successful It’s Personal capital campaign, which has exceeded its $50 million goal; new or renovated facilities, as outlined in the campus master facilities plan; and numerous innovative academic programs. In addition, Dr. Soltz has worked tirelessly to maintain the financial stability of Bloomsburg University in these challenging budgetary times," — Patrick Wilson, Chair, Bloomsburg University Council of Trustees. Presidential Search