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Alumni Association

The object of the association is to maintain and strengthen the ties and interests that unite those who have attended William Penn University in order to serve, to support, and to uphold the University in its mission

The William Penn University Alumni Association (AA) was rebuilt in 2009 on the foundation of service. The organization exists to serve our valued alumni and maintain open communication—recent and long past, near and far. With this objective in mind, the Board of the AA is comprised of alumni from various graduation years. The AA continues to look for new opportunities to further engage alumni and bring ongoing value to its member group.

Alumni Association Officers–Executive Committee

Dick Simmons ’90


Joel Love ’74
Vice President

Andy Davidson ’79

Council Members
Bruce Baumbaugh ’75
Kendall Brown ’04
Bret Harris ’93
Susan Knox ’91
Cindi Pierotti ’18
Marvin Roberts ’80

Ways to Serve

William Penn University is blessed with great, diverse and enthusiastic alumni. There are a number of ways a William Penn Alum can assist the University. The WPU Alumni Association has several ways you can connect with fellow alums and current students. We encourage you to volunteer, share your experiences and time for various alumni opportunities.

Types of volunteer options:

  • Serve as a WPU Alumni Officer
  • Serve as a member of the WPU Alumni Council
  • Assist with the coordination of WPU Alumni Association events
  • Serve in an Alumni Association program
    • Greek Alumni Advisory Committee
    • New Alumni Club
    • Alumni Association Scholarship Committee
    • Fine Arts Supporters
    • Volunteer crew
  • Host an Alumni Social
  • Commencement Blue & Gold Ceremony
  • Homecoming events
  • Office mailings & projects

Find us on Facebook at “William Penn Alumni”

If you are a WPU alumni and have been interacting with other alumni that have a specific interest relating to WPU, then you may be an affiliate group. Here are the groups that already exist:

  • Men’s and Women’s Soccer
  • Applied Computer Science
  • Wrestling
  • Sigma Phi Sigma Alumni Association, Inc.

We want to help you network and offer support to your group when it is needed. Each group continues to handle their own leadership, communication, and schedule. Please inquire with Jim Kobus to learn how you can become an affiliate group.


NameOffice PhoneEmailTitleOffice
Tom Coulter emailDirector of Corporate/Foundation Relations
Melissa Daniels641-673-1078emailMarketing & Communications ManagerPenn Hall Room 209
Sheila Mackaig641-673-1044emailInformation Specialist/Office CoordinatorPenn 213
Marsha Riordan641-673-1045emailVice President for AdvancementPenn 213