Undergraduate Student Trustee Search | Kent State University

Undergraduate Student Trustee Search

A search is underway to appoint an undergraduate student trustee to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Applications from interested students for this two-year term position are being accepted now by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. Currently, Jennifer Bryant and PJ Kimmel are Kent State's Student Trustees, graduate and undergraduate, respectively. Kimmel is completing his term of office this year and will serve as chair of the Student Trustee Search Committee, as required by university policy.

An overview of the student trustee position, including expectations, responsibilities and qualifications, is available at www.kent.edu/studentaffairs/student-trustee. The deadline for submitting nominations is Wednesday, March 16. Documents necessary for completing an applicant's file are application form, résumé and three letters of recommendation (two from individuals affiliated with Kent State and one from a personal source not affiliated with the university). Students may choose to include additional relevant information with their applications.

Students may access a copy of the application for the position online or by contacting the office located in Kent Student Center, Room 250. Complete applicant files will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6. At the conclusion of the process, the names of five students will be forwarded to the State of Ohio Governor's Office for final selection of the successful candidate. 

The new term for the undergraduate student trustee will begin on the date of appointment specified by the governor, and will end May 16, 2018.

For more information, call Kendra Wilson at 330-672-4050 or kwilso85@kent.edu.