Ben Palen Jr., (C'75) graduated from the University of Kansas with honors with degrees in history and political science. While a student at the University of Kansas, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Student Senate, and the Interfraternity Council. He is co-chair of the Advisory Board. Ben graduated from Northwestern University School of Law where he was a member of the International Law Society and the NU Law School Legal Clinic. During his time at Northwestern, he completed honors work in taxation as well as worked as a research assistant. Currently, he is the Vice President at Pull Pans, LLC.