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WKU Board of Regents


The governing body of Western Kentucky University is an 11 member Board of Regents. Eight of the members are appointed by the Governor from among nominees submitted by a nominating commission. These members serve up to two six-year terms.

Faculty and staff representatives are elected by their peers to three-year terms. The student representative is the President of the Student Government Association and is elected to a one-year term.

All members have voting privileges.


2017 Meeting Schedule / Agendas*

Unless otherwise noted, board meetings take place in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room located on the second floor of Jody Richards Hall.

  • June 23, 2017 Special Budget Approval Meeting (AGENDA & MINUTES)

  • July 27, 2017 Board of Regents Retreat at the Knicely Conference Center (AGENDA)

*See Meeting Archives for available meeting minutes and Podcasts for audio recordings.


2018 Meeting Schedule / Agendas*

Unless otherwise noted, board meetings take place in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room located on the second floor of Jody Richards Hall.

  • February 23, 2018

  • May 11, 2018

  • August 3, 2018

  • December 7, 2018

  • January 26, 2018
  • April 27, 2018

  • October 26, 2018
  • June 22, 2018, Special Budget Approval Meeting

  • August 2, 2018, Board of Regents Retreat

 *See Meeting Archives for available meeting minutes and Podcasts for audio recordings.

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 Last Modified 12/8/17