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Board of Regents

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.


2020 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.

  • March 06, 2020
  • May 15, 2020
  • August 07, 2020
  • December 11, 2020
  • January 31, 2020 

  • April 10, 2020
  • October 23, 2020
  • June 26, 2020 - Special Budget Approval and Committees

  • August 06, 2020 - Board of Regents Retreat

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


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 Last Modified 1/23/20