The Nomination and Governance Committee of the Board of Governors is seeking candidates for appointment to the university boards of trustees.
Each state university has a 13-member Board of Trustees that has fiduciary responsibility for the oversight of university operations, establishing cost-effective policies or regulations consistent with Board of Governors’ regulations or guidelines, and implementing and maintaining high-quality education programs in accordance with the university’s mission.
Each university listed below has one (1) vacancy on their Board, with the exception of UWF who has 2 vacancies. All vacancies become open on 1/7/2023. The current trustee in that seat will remain until we appoint/reappoint a successor.
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Florida Atlantic University
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida International University
Florida Polytechnic University (vacancy as of 11/07/2022)
University of Florida
University of North Florida
University of West Florida
Board Vacancies and Application Process
Please send completed applications to:
Office of the Chancellor
Board of Governors
Attn: Corporate Secretary
200 West College Avenue
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Email : [email protected]
If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Shannon True at (850) 245-9687 or email at [email protected]
Applicants who are selected for interviews are subject to an initial background check by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
PLEASE NOTE: Any application submitted by e-mail must be followed by submission of the original signed application to the above address. Do not submit the completed application to the university.
Each appointment is for a five-year term and is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate and participation in a trustee orientation, trustee training, and the Trustee Summit annually held by the Board of Governors.