UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Members of the Penn State and local communities will have an opportunity to hear about some of the findings of Intercollegiate Athletics’ strategic planning process during a series of town hall-style meetings.A trio of public town hall meetings are set with Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour and members of the Intercollegiate Athletics leadership team to visit with Penn State students, faculty and staff, and members of the local community.Attendees will hear about some of the initial findings of a wide-ranging strategic planning project and have the opportunity to ask questions. The project will help determine strategies and priorities for the period of 2016-20 and beyond for the Nittany Lions’ comprehensive 31-sport program.Penn State has engaged a variety of constituencies during the strategic planning process, with more than 1,000 individuals providing feedback.The town hall meetings will be held as follows:
- Students: 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, in the HUB Auditorium. A valid Penn State student ID is required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
- Faculty and staff: 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in 101 Thomas Building. Doors open at 3:45 p.m.
- Alumni and public: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Rec Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (All bags subject to search per Intercollegiate Athletics’ bag policy; no back packs permitted).
For questions about any of the meetings, please call Penn State Athletics Strategic Communications at 814-865-1757 during business hours.