Daniel E. Higham has been a member of the Edinboro University Council of Trustees since 2009 and secretary from 2015 - 2019. He now serves as the vice chairperson.
A 1970 Edinboro graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Math/Science, he is president of U.S. Bronze Foundry and Machine, Inc. in Meadville, Pennsylvania.
A member of the Edinboro University President's Advisory Council (EUPAC) since 2008, Mr. Higham served the Edinboro University Alumni Association for 18 years, including five as its president, and serves as the Council of Trustees' liaison to the Alumni Association. He has, through his work with the Alumni Association and Council of Trustees, been credited over the years with helping to raise thousands of dollars for scholarships, the Alumni House and the Fighting Scot statue. His awards from the University include recognition as the Distinguished Alumnus in Business and Industry in 1993 and the Alumni Award of Excellence in 2008.
In 2000, he received the Eberly Award for Volunteerism, the highest award bestowed by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
His community involvements include leadership posts with the Precision Manufacturing Institute and Crawford County Historical Society, both in Meadville.