An information session about an upcoming opening for a Student Trustee position on The University of Akron’s Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, March 3 at 4 p.m. in Student Union, room 312.
Come and learn more about this excellent opportunity for students to become further involved with their University, to gain leadership and managerial experience at a high level, and to shape the future of The University of Akron.
The Student Trustee position will become available on July 1, 2010, for a two-year term that ends on June 30, 2012. The 11-member Board of Trustees, as the governing body of The University of Akron, is responsible for selecting and appointing the president, setting the operating budget, approving personnel appointments, granting all degrees awarded by the University, establishing tuition and fee rates, approving contracts and approving all rules, regulations, curriculum changes, new programs and degrees at the University.
Interested and qualified UA students must complete an application and return it to the Associated Student Government office by Friday, March 26 by 5 p.m.
Required qualifications for the position follow:
- Must be currently enrolled for at least six credit hours.
- Must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours per academic year, if an undergraduate.
- Must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 for undergraduate and law students, or 3.0 for graduate students.
- Must be solvent with UA Accounts Receivable Department.
- Must be in good standing the Office of Student Judicial Affairs.
Applications are available from Associated Student Government, SU 133, or online and must be submitted to ASG by March 26.
Applicant interviews will be held the week of April 5.
Five nominees will be selected from the applicant pool and submitted to the University of Akron President, who will forward a recommendation to the Governor of the State of Ohio for final appointment decisions.
This position is open to all qualified students.