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Trustee Vacancies

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.

Current Vacancies

Florida International University

Florida Polytechnic University

Florida State University

Board Vacancies and Application Process

Trustee Selection and Reappointment Process
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Application for Board of Trustees Position

Please send completed applications to:

Office of the Chancellor 
Board of Governors 
Attn: Corporate Secretary 
200 West College Avenue 
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Fax : (850) 245-9685 or 
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 facsimile or 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.