Student Trustee Position

  • The Council of Trustees, the university’s main governing body, has one student member.

    To be eligible for this position, a student must be at least a first-semester sophomore with an expected graduation date no sooner than two years from the start of his or her appointment.

    The student must be in good academic standing and must have significant leadership experience and strong communication skills.

    He or she will

    • Be appointed yearly by the chair of the Council of Trustees to serve on trustee committees and other committees as appropriate
    • Serve on the Student Congress Executive Board as ex-officio
    • Attend quarterly meetings of the Council of Trustees
    • Participate in Commencement ceremonies and other official functions of the university
    • Chair the next search committee for the student trustee position

    Applicants should be familiar with the Powers and Duties of Councils of Trustees, Act 188, Section 20-2009-A.