Updated Thu, Jul 19, 2012 1:42 pm
A 1971 graduate of Ohio University has been appointed to serve on the school's board of trustees.
J. Patrick Campbell was confirmed as a national trustee during the board's June 22 meeting.
According to a release from the university, national trustees do not have voting rights.
Campbell currently serves as the executive chairman on the board of Universal Companies.
He also sits on the boards of Rocky Brands, The E.F. Wiedermuth Foundation and The Ohio University Foundation.
Campbell is a retired command pilot in the United States Air Force.
He and his wife live in Potomac, Md.