NewsState of the Commonwealth


Kentucky governor taking nominations for higher ed boards

beshear appointees.JPG
Posted at 4:44 AM, Feb 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 04:50:24-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear is taking nominations to Kentucky university boards and other higher education boards.

Vacancies will be considered during the Governor's Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee's next meeting.

Boards include the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville boards of trustees; boards of regents at Western Kentucky University, Kentucky State, Murray State, Northern Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky and Morehead State; Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education; Kentucky Community and Technical College System board of regents; Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority board of directors; Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corp. board of directors; and the Kentucky Authority for Educational Television.

Applicants can apply online or call the governor's office. The deadline is Feb. 29.

Full-time employees of public institutions of higher education can't be nominated, and anyone with a relative employed in higher education can't serve on a board.