Gov. Pence picks trustees for Purdue University board

Gov. Mike Pence talks with the media at the Indiana Republican Party elections results viewing party in Indianapolis Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has chosen three business leaders to either continue or start their tenure on Purdue University’s Board of Trustees.

The (Lafayette) Journal & Courier reports Pence named one new trustee and reappointed two members to the board on Monday.

The new trustee is Michael Klipsch, a 1985 Purdue graduate who is executive vice president of Klipsch Group Inc.

The trustees reappointed to the board are Michael Berghoff and JoAnn Brouillette. Berghoff is founder and president of Lenex Steel Corp., while Brouillette is managing partner and president of Demeter LP.

Pence also chose Purdue sophomore Cameron Mann as the new student representative to serve a two-year term. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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