Who We Are

Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship (PS4RS) is an organization of alumni, students, community members, university members, parents of students and supporters of the University. We aim to achieve positive change at Penn State and restore the University’s reputation.

PS4RS is an organization, governed by a seven-person volunteer board, that is managed by proud Penn Staters who are volunteering their time for this effort. The organization does not have any paid employees. The PS4RS board meets monthly to discuss strategy, action items and issues related to the leadership of Penn State. We strongly encourage new ideas that support our mission, and kindly ask that you email ps4rsinfo@ps4rs.org with a specific proposal if you wish to have yours considered by our board. The organization does not have any paid employees.

Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship is registered as a not-for-profit corporation in the State of Pennsylvania, but at this time does not have tax-exempt status.

The organization currently has more than 40,000 members which represent a diverse cross section of the Penn State community from the United States and several foreign countries.

Mission Statement

This mission of this organization:

-Remove and replace those members of the Penn State Board of Trustees who were responsible for the mishandling of the University’s role in and response to the Jerry Sandusky saga. First and foremost, that involves electing three new Penn State trustees in 2014 in an ongoing effort to leverage the role of alumni in the BoT elections.

-Be the watchdog Penn State organization — representing a cross section of Penn State alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends and supporters – on issues regarding the leadership of the University.

-Strive to unify various alumni efforts related to improving truth, transparency and effective governance at Penn State University, including providing support to other groups and avoiding a duplication of effort.