Parents Association

All parents are automatically members of the Bucknell University Parents Association and are invited to get involved in the life of the University by participating in campus and regional programs. There are no dues. Membership includes:

  • Monthly email newsletter.

  • Invitations to Bucknell Club events.

Parents Association Board of Directors

The Bucknell University Parents Association Board of Directors is the governing body of the Parents Association. Representing around 7,000 parents, Bucknell's Parents Board works on behalf of the University and parents to enhance our students' educational experience. Board membership comprises around 80 parents representing first-year to senior classes.

Application Process

  1. Parents of first-year students and sophomores may apply by submitting an application form during the fall semester.
    Submit the Parents Board application form
  2. Applications are reviewed by the membership committee in February. We accept applications from parents of first-year and sophomore students.
  3. Parents are notified of their application outcome by March 2. Of the approximately 80 applications we receive, about 24 parents are invited to join.

For additional information, contact:

Ann DiStefano
Director, Parents Fund and Family Programs 
Secretary, Parents Association Board of Directors

Parents Board Committees

Board Members

Expectations for Board Members

The Center for Alumni & Family Engagement


Alumni House
90 University Ave.


8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.