University School Governance

The mission of University School’s Board of Trustees is to create plans, set policies, and take actions that will ensure the viability of the school for future generations of students. Accordingly, the board will develop and articulate the vision and mission of the school and support the administration’s implementation of the school’s programs through development and maintenance of appropriate resources.

Board of Directors

List of 29 items.

  • Michael C. Adams ’83, Parent ’13, ‘15

    Moreland Hills, OH
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  • Frederick S. Asbeck Jr. ’80, Parent ‘16

    Pepper Pike, OH
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  • James W. Brown III ‘82

    Kettering, OH
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  • Drew H. Carleton ’96

    New York, NY
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  • Durga Chigurupati, Parent ’05, ‘20

    Gates Mills, OH
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  • Matthew V. Crawford ’87, Parent ‘19

    Chair, Advancement Committee
    Hunting Valley, OH
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  • John E. Feighan MD ’82

    Cleveland Heights, OH
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  • Michael F. Foust ’74

    Portola Valley, CA
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  • John M. Gherlein ‘73, Parent ‘08

    Secretary, Board of Directors
    Chair, Retirement Advisory Committee
    Cleveland Heights, OH
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  • Scott E. Goldberg ’79, Parent ’16, ‘17

    Moreland Hills, OH
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  • Robert L. Hartford III ‘87

    Shaker Heights, OH
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  • Raymond C. Headen ‘78, Parent ’22, ‘25

    Chair, Community and Equity Committee
    Richmond Heights, OH
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  • Richard R. Hollington III '82, Parent ’18, ’19 ‘22

    Chair, Board of Directors
    Shaker Heights, OH
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  • Dr. Suber S. Huang MD, MBA, Parent ’07, ‘12

    Shaker Heights, OH
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  • Whitney Haslam Johnson, Parent '29, '30, '31

    Shaker Heights, OH
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  • Joseph K. (Joe) Juster, Parent ‘15

    Chair, Admissions and Marketing Committee
    Shaker Heights, OH
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  • James C. Kralik ’82

    Shanghai, China
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  • Dale Rice Naylor, Parent ’04, ‘11

    Treasurer, Board of Directors
    Chair, Finance Committee
    Shaker Heights, OH & Wilson, WY
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  • William E. Oberndorf ’71

    San Francisco, CA
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  • Stephen A. Osborn ’71, Parent ‘02

    Mantua, OH
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  • Amy O. Paine, Parent ’16, ‘20

    Cleveland Heights, OH
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  • Anthony J. Salewski ’93

    San Francisco, CA
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  • Scott W. Seelbach ’93, Parent ‘29

    Shaker Heights, OH
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  • Neil Sethi, Parent '23

    Hunting Valley, OH
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  • David R. Smith ’80

    Tampa, FL
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  • Christopher E. Smythe ’78, Parent ‘06

    Past Chairman, Board of Directors, Board of Trustees
    Chair, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
    Shaker Heights, OH
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  • J.D. Sullivan, Jr. ’80, Parent '26

    Chair, Buildings and Grounds Committee
    Cleveland Heights, OH
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  • Carl J. Tippit ’76, Parent ’07, ‘09

    Chair, Investment Committee
    Chagrin Falls, OH
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  • Michael H. Weiner ’99

    Hunting Valley, OH
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Board of Trustees

Mr. Peter W. Adams '57
Dr. Dale S. Adler '71
Dr. Darrick E. Antell '69
Mr. Brent D. Ballard, Sr. ’74
Mr. Ralph R. Banks '83
Mr. Thomas C. Barry '62
Mr. Marc S. Byrnes '72
Mr. Lee A. Chilcote '60
Mr. Arthur L. Clements III '75
Mr. William E. Conway '45
Mrs. Tanutda P. Devine
Mrs. Deborah Donley
Mr. Terrence F. Doyle '00
Mr. E. Bruce Dunn '52
Mr. David C. Fulton, Jr. '74
Mrs. Mary  Garceau
Mr. James B. Griswold '64
Mr. Howard W. Hanna IV
Mr. J. David Heller
Mr. John F. Herrick '56
Mr. Ronald Hess, Jr. '01
Mrs. Bert L. Holt
Mr. George B. G. Holt ‘93
Mr. Richard A. Horvitz '71
Mr. Andrew L. Kline '94
Mr. Ronald S. Lee '86
Mrs. Ginny M. Lindseth, Ph.D.

Mr. Jeffrey N. Malbasa '99
Mr. Richard H. Marshall '69
Mr. J. Richard Matson '53
Mr. William M. Matthes '78
Mr. Robert G. McCreary III '69
Mr. Donald C. Molten Jr. '75
Mr. Dan T. Moore '59
Mr. Charles L. Myers '94
Mr. Malcolm R. Myers '52
Mr. David B. Outcalt '86
Ms. Kathleen O. Outcalt
Mr. Jon H. Outcalt '55
Mr. James V. Pease '57
Mr. Anthony C. Peebles '81
Mr. Larry I. Pollock
Mr. J. Anthony (Tony) Rehak
Dr. James E. Sampliner '55
Mr. Mitchel D. Sanborn '73
Mr. William R. Seelbach '66
Mr. George S. Sherwin '62
Mr. Mitchell L. Stein '01
Mr. Richard P. Stovsky
Mr. Frederick G. Stueber II '71
Mr. Steven J. Terrell '75
Mr. Marques D. Torbert '02
Mr. Thomas A. Tormey '70
Mr. John F. Turben '53
Mr. William M. Weber '57

Board Committees

List of 8 frequently asked questions.

  • Admission and Marketing Committee

    Provide advice for admissions and marketing strategies. Provide input into financial aid policies and strategies to boost enrollment and shape the profile of the student body.
  • Advancement Committee

    Monitor and support Annual Fund and major giving initiatives for University School. To develop and deepen partnerships among University School alumni, parents, and friends, in order to fulfill the school’s strategic aspirations.
  • Building and Grounds Committee

    Offer oversight for the maintenance of all property, plant and equipment for the Shaker and the Hunting Valley campuses and oversight responsibility for new construction activities on either campus.
  • Community and Equity Committee

    Offer oversight for the School’s efforts around diversity, equity and inclusion. To identify resources available through the parent and alumni constituents that may advise the School in this area.
  • Emeritus Committee

    Maintain the counsel and wisdom of the Past Presidents of the Board of Trustees
  • Finance Committee

    Provide oversight for all aspects of the School finances and budget process. Assist as advocates for sound budgeting practices.
  • Investment Committee

    Oversee the management of the School's endowment assets. Specific activities include interacting with outside advisors to help achieve a competitive rate of return for the School's endowment regarding asset allocation and the selection of investment managers.
  • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

    Evaluate the performance and functionality of the Board of Trustees. Continue to identify and recruit future candidates who can provide expertise and perspective that will allow the Board to function at a high level.

Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES Junior K-8
Phone: 216-321-8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
GRADES 9-12
Phone: 216-831-2200
University School serves 840 boys in Junior Kindergarten to grade 12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. The School’s mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who lead and serve. Dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and experiential programs foster intellectual, physical, creative, and moral excellence.