Retired veterinarian Dr. John Settle attended Penn State from 1957-1961, graduating with a degree in Animal Husbandry. Settle grew up in Petersburg, VA on the campus of Virginia State University, where both his parents were faculty members.
Settle attended veterinary school at Tuskegee University (formerly the Tuskegee Institute). He taught at Tuskegee University and Virginia State University and then went into private practice.
Settle ran his own veterinary practice for more than 30 years and retired in 2005. He currently serves on Penn State’s Educational Equity Advisory Board.