Board of Trustees

Mission Statement

The Board of Trustees of Arcadia University is composed of up to 25 members who volunteer their time to Arcadia University. The Trustees are a diverse group of leaders in their respective fields, united by a deep affection and commitment to the University.

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the University and responsible for ensuring that the University fulfills its mission and balances its obligations to current and future generations.  The Board establishes long-term strategic policy and direction, approves the University’s budget and major financial expenditures, approves program initiatives, stewards the University’s endowment and other capital resources, and appoints and supervises the President of the University. 

The Board does not direct or participate in the day-to-day management or operations of the University.  Primary responsibility for academic programs and management and operation of the University is delegated to the President, administration, and faculty.  Given the President’s responsibility to lead the University, one of the Board’s most important responsibilities is to work closely with the President for the good of the University. 

The Board meets on campus three times per year in Fall, Winter, and Spring, and also throughout the year as needed.  

Board Officers

  • Board Chair: John Rollins, Retired Executive Vice President, Accolade, Inc.
  • Vice-Chair: Gretchen Santamour, Partner, Stradley Ronon
  • Vice-Chair: Kenneth C. Weirman, AMETEK

Term Trustees

  • Jacqueline L. Cannon '68, Princeton Management Development Institute
  • Patricia Saint Cyr Cornet, '91, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Ronald J. Eicholtz, C&R Home Buyers, LLC
  • J. Wesley Hardin, President, Electronic Instruments, AMETEK, Inc.
  • Babette Senker Krug '68, '81M, Retired Teacher
  • Sara Lomax-Reese*, President and CEO, WURD Radio
  • Alison L. Aaron Madsen Esq. ’85,  Attorney 
  • Marc McKenna, M.D., Physician, Chestnut Hill Family Practice
  • James A. Moran, President and CEO, Biocoat, Inc.
  • Michel Paul, President, Enterprise Customer Group, J&J Corporation
  • Allison Rossett ’68, Ed.D., Principal, Allison Rossett & Associates
  • Elliott Roth, MBA, CPA
  • David Sadoff, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Rule of Law
  • Kevin Shollenberger, ’88, Vice Provost, John Hopkins University
  • Danny Shoy, Jr., President and CEO, East Lake Foundation

Recent Graduate Trustees

  • Kyle Kammerle, DPT, ’18, ’20, Willow Gove Physical Therapy
  • Margaret "Maggie" Lyons '12, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Life Trustees

  • Rosemary Deniken Blankley ’57, ’06H

Trustees Emeriti

  • Jey Aurrit, Ph.D. ’71, Licensed Psychologist
  • Marilyn Sunners Cranin ’54, ’96H, Landscape Designer
  • Beverly Rappart Goldberg ’53, Former Executive, Abington Memorial Hospital 
  • Ann N. Greene, Retired Assistant to the Dean of Admissions, University of Pennsylvania
  • Mark K. Kessler, Esq., Former Vice President and Senior Counsel, Toll Brothers, Inc. 
  • Hugh Moulton, Former Executive Vice President of Unisource Worldwide, Inc.
  • Daniel J. Paracka, Consultant, The Rand Group
  • Theresa P. Rollins, Ph.D.
  • Gerald B. Rorer, Real Estate Investor
  • Margaret Wright Steele '80
  • Maddy J. Stein '68
  • Lowell S. Thomas, Jr. ’01H, Of Counsel, Saul, Ewing, Remick & Saul
  • Lyanne Wassermann '61, Philanthropist
  • Theodore V. Wood, Jr., Former President of Tigaco, Inc.
* Denotes a leave of absence from the Board of Trustees