Mr. John "Jack" Wabby '68 has served on the KU Council of Trustees since 1992. He served as the Council Chairperson from 1998-2001 and 2013-2016.
Mr. Wabby had a long career in education after earning his bachelor's degree in special education for the visually handicapped from Kutztown, and completing an M.S. in education at Bucknell University. He taught in the Saint Clair and Danville school districts and was assistant principal at Williams Valley High School, and principal at Saint Clair and Blue Mountain high schools.
Mr. Wabby was a member of the PIAA District 11 Committee from 1978 until 2012, serving as chairman the last 19 years. He was a member of the PIAA Board of Directors from 1993 until 2012, serving as treasurer the last nine years. In addition, he was president of the Eastern Football Conference steering committee from 1983-2003, and Schuylkill League president/vice-president from 1977-2004. He is currently serving as the second vice president on the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees (PACT).
Mr. Wabby serves as a board member of Lehigh Valley Health Network Rehabilitation Center-Schuylkill. He was also a former board member for the Schuylkill Transportation System. Mr. Wabby is a member of KU's Athletic Hall of Fame.