Commencement Speakers

May 2016 Commencement Speakers

Undergraduate Ceremony

Guido Pichini, chairman Board of Governors

Guido M. Pichini
Chairman of the Board of Governors (BOG) of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education

Millersville University’s Undergraduate Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10 a.m., in Biemesderfer stadium. Guido M. Pichini, chairman of the Board of Governors (BOG) of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, will be speaking at the graduation ceremony.

Pichini is president of WSK & Associates and its related companies of Wyomissing. He is currently serving his fifth consecutive term as chair of the BOG.  A graduate of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, he is the first State System university alumnus to serve as Board chairman. He also is a member of the Council of Trustees at Kutztown University and former president of the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees (PACT).  Pichini graduated from Kutztown with a degree in education/political science, and completed graduate studies in public administration at Kutztown. He also graduated from Wilson College with certification in the minor judiciary, attaining the highest grade in the history of Pennsylvania. He served two terms as a borough councilman and four as mayor of Wyomissing Hills, and has been appointed to numerous boards of directors of community and civic organizations. He was a member of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Postsecondary Education and the Executive Committee of the Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board.