Current IUP Student Trustee Shares Why Students Should Apply

Posted on 10/15/2020 10:14:54 AM

Interested in the Student Trustee position? Abby Vertil, current IUP Student Trustee, explains what the position involves, what interested her, and why students should consider applying.

Interested students can attend an information session Friday, October 16 from 12:00 –1:00 p.m. to learn more.

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

The Student Trustee 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

Application/nomination forms are available online: Student Trustee Application/Nomination Form. Completed applications must be submitted to or mailed to the Office of the President, 201 Sutton Hall, by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020. To be eligible, a candidate must have an expected graduation date not earlier than May 2023.

Questions may be directed to Patty Kane, or you may call 724-357-7818.