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July 12, 2016

With an alumni base of 626 strong, The Pennsylvania Rural-Urban Leadership Program (RULE) still has room to grow. Leadership is all over the map and it’s certainly in your part of Pennsylvania. We are accepting nominations for RULE XVII now to prepare candidates well in advance of application opening (summer of 2017). Please go to “Application/Refer a Candidate” to nominate a worthy leader. If you would like more information about RULE please email

Speaker Admiral Craig Faller presenting to the group at the United States Naval Observatory; introduction by RULE XV Member, Mat McKnight
February 12, 2015

Penn State’s Rural-Urban Leadership Program is focused on building bridges and creating understanding of our states divergent rural and urban issues. RULE is a program of the Penn State University, College of Agricultural Sciences. Article written by RULE Alumnus, Darrin Youker Study Institute Sponsored by MidAtlantic Farm Credit