Applications are now being accepted for the student seat on the Council of Trustees.

Application/nomination forms are available in the Office of the President, Sutton Hall, Room 201, and online: Student Trustee Application/Nomination Form.

Completed applications must be submitted to the Office of the President by 4:30 p.m. November 17, 2010.

To be eligible, a candidate 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 in Summer 2011 (expected graduation no earlier than Summer 2013).

The successful applicant 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

Ray Edwards, our current student trustee and chair of the search committee, suggests that interested students read the following documents to enhance their understanding of the State System strategic directions:

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

Your thoughtful consideration of this position is appreciated.

David Werner
Interim President