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USF Elects New Trustees

The University of Saint Francis recently elected Rick Poinsatte and Ron Turpin as new trustees to its board.

Poinsatte is vice president and treasurer at Steel Dynamics, Inc. Turpin is market president and chief financial officer at Gibson Insurance Company and board chair of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc.

“We are pleased to have the expertise and guidance of these talented individuals as we continue to expand our campus and programs to better serve our students,” said USF President Sister M. Elise Kriss, OSF.

The University of Saint Francis is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2015. Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, USF offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university will open a Downtown Fort Wayne Campus in the fall of 2016 that will feature business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Approximately 2,300 students from a broad geographic region currently attend USF for its academic excellence.