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Robert Bowsher in the Media

March 1, 2017
Jay Paterno is on Penn State trustee ballot, Centre Daily Times

" The ballot to pick three Penn State trustees is set, and one name has a lot of blue and white name recognition.

Jay Paterno, the son of late longtime Nittany Lions football coach Joe Paterno, is one of the five names up for election...."

March 1, 2017
Jay Paterno seeks seat on PSU board,

" Jay Paterno, son of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and a former assistant coach himself, is running for one of three open alumni-elected seats on the university's 38-member board of trustees.

He is one of five candidates vying for a seat, including the three incumbents: Albert L. Lord, Alice W. Pope and Robert C. Jubelirer. The fifth candidate is Robert J. Bowsher, of San Diego..."

January 23, 2017
San Diego accountant seeks nomination for Penn State trustee, Centre Daily Times

" Penn State alumni are in the process of nominating fellow grads to serve on the board of trustees for the next three years.

Robert Bowsher is one of those throwing his hat in the ring.

Bowsher is a 1986 graduate who was nominated in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He was also a Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship “Top Five” potential nominee in 2016..."

January 16, 2017
Board Of Trustees Alumni Nominations Now Open, Onward State

" Nominations opened yesterday for the three alumni-elected seats on the Board of Trustees, thus kicking off the alumni trustee election process. Trustees Alice Pope, Bob Jubelirer, and Al Lord are all facing the end of their terms.

Alumni should receive a nomination ballot via email so long as they have a valid address on file. Those who haven’t received a ballot can request one here...."

April 10, 2014
Robert J. Bowsher: Penn State Board of Trustees candidate, Centre Daily Times

" Please describe your motivations for running for the Board of Trustees.

Fellow Penn Staters, we're not the character Chip in the movie Animal House, eager to assume the position and yell, "Thank you, sir. May I have another?!" WE ARE the Penn State community and, as incumbent trustees and the NCAA learned, we're a force to be reckoned with now and forever..."

April 4, 2014
Robert J. Bowsher, Ballot Position No. 25, The Penn Stater

"1. Describe how you think the relationship between the Board of Trustees and the university president should function.

From now on, let's hope we never hear these words spoken on a Penn State campus ..."

March 31, 2014
Penn State Board of Trustees Candidates Make Their Case,

"As the election approaches for three seats on the Penn State Board of Trustees, is highlighting each candidate over the course of five days..."

April 16, 2012
Penn State Board of Trustees Election: When it Comes to Transparency, the Only Openly Gay Candidate has Been There Before,

"Rob Bowsher knows something about transparency trumping a closed-door policy.

When No. 34 on the ballot turned 34 years old, he decided it was time to let the world know whom he really is..."

March 12, 2012
Ex-Illinois president believes Penn State can recover from scandal,

"Stanley Ikenberry can't seem to get away from scandals involving university boards.

Two scandals within three years.

Ikenberry served as interim president of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign following an admissions scandal in 2009..."

March 18, 2012
PSU trustee candidates eager for new culture,

"By Penn State's commencement week in May, alumni will have voted for representatives to fill three seats on the Board of Trustees, but there are enough names on the ballot to fill almost three entire Penn State boards...."

April 21, 2012
PSU trustee candidates use spring game to campaign,

"STATE COLLEGE, Pa.—A pregame gathering before the annual spring football game at Penn State looked like a political campaign stop. Hopefuls donned campaign buttons, handed out fliers and set up colorful signs on Saturday—all in the hopes of soliciting votes for one of three seats up for election on the university's Board of Trustees...."


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