New Board Members at Trine, Holtz Takes Emeritus Role

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Trine University has announced three new members of its board of trustees. The school also says legendary college football coach and six-year member of the board Lou Holtz has become trustee emeritus. The new trustees are from the manufacturing, health care and natural gas industries.

President Earl Brooks II says "Trine University is blessed with exceptional leadership from its Board of Trustees, who have helped guide the university to unprecedented expansion and record enrollment. We look forward to the expertise the board's newest members will bring, and are grateful for the support and wise counsel they will provide as Trine University continues to develop its academic programs, beautifully transform its campus and impact the lives of its students."

The new trustees are:

  • Illinois-based Tuthill Corp. Fort Wayne operations President Jeanice Croy, who is also co-owner of retailer Fleet Feet Sports in Fort Wayne and chair of the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne board.
  • Parkview Health in Fort Wayne Chief Operating Officer Rick Henvey, who has been with the health system since 2006. Parkview Health has partnered with Trine on its Health Sciences Education Center in Fort Wayne and supported the university's Doctor of Physical Therapy program, Parkview/SportOne Softball Field, Thunder Ice Arena and MTI Center.
  • Oklahoma-based ONEOK Inc. and ONEOK Partners LP Chief Financial Officer Derek Reiners, who also serves as senior vice president of the eight-year-old natural gas business.

Trine's main campus is in Angola and it has a presence in multiple Indiana locations, as well as Michigan and Arizona.

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