Chapman University announced Microsemi Corporation’s Chairman and CEO James J. Peterson has been


Microsemi Chairman and CEO James J. Peterson

elected to the Chapman University Board of Trustees.

“It is an honor to be nominated and elected to Chapman’s prestigious Board of Trustees,” said Peterson. “As an innovative, world-class leader in higher education and a vital part of our community, Chapman and its leadership are deeply dedicated to shaping tomorrow’s work force and preparing students with the passion and talent necessary for success. I look forward to working with my fellow board members to continue elevating Chapman’s impressive legacy.”

“We welcome Jim Peterson to the Board of Trustees, and look forward with great anticipation to the leadership, vision and dedication he will bring as we explore strategies that place Chapman on the path to continued success,” said Daniele Struppa, Ph.D., president of Chapman University.

As a member of Chapman University’s Board of Trustees, Peterson will support the institution’s vision and mission, provide insight and guidance on academic and administrative programs, participate in fundraising initiatives, and help develop partnerships that enhance the university’s education programs.

All Chapman board members serve a term of three years, at which time they are up for re-election.

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About Microsemi

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for aerospace & defense, communications, data center and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world’s standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; enterprise storage and communication solutions, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Ethernet solutions; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, and has approximately 4,800 employees globally. Learn more at


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