Vote for Trustees!

Trustee Slate

New Alumni Trustees: Ellen Simpson ’77 (see bio below)
Incumbent Trustees: Craig Luke ’85, Cynthia O’Neill ’81

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Ellen Simpson ’77, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, graduated from Ohio Wesleyan in 1977 with a B.A. in politics and government with a history minor. After serving in the admission offices at Defiance College, University of Denver, and Millbrook School, in 1988 she switched to the development and alumni side of school administration. She has participated in or led annual, planned, major, and capital campaign efforts, as well as alumni programming, at Elizabethtown College, Ohio Wesleyan, and Lancaster Country Day School, where she currently serves as a development officer.

While at OWU, Ellen was active in Kappa Kappa Gamma, where she continues to volunteer today, as a copresident of the Lancaster Alumnae chapter and as a reader for the national organization’s scholarship program. She also earned her OWU varsity letter in women’s basketball during her one year of play.

Ellen has served as a member of numerous reunion committees at OWU, as an OWU Fund chair, as an Admission volunteer, and on the Alumni Board. She received the Alumni Award in 2012, and is a member of the Tower Society. Ellen is the proud aunt of Hannah Mary Simpson ’16.