Student Life

Board of Trustees Student Representative Application

Position Now Available!
  • Full time CSU student status: Undergrad ≥ 12 credits or Grad/Law ≥ 9 credits
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • At least Sophomore status at the time of assuming the position.


  1.  Ohio Amended House Bill 24, effective July 26, 1988, provides for appointments of students as non-voting members to the State Universities Boards of Trustees.
  2. Each year, five candidates will be selected from the CSU student body; from these the Governor’s Office will choose one student to serve a two-year term.
  3. Department of Student Life opens applications for two weeks to all students and advertise through campus email
  4. Eligibility is checked on applicants by a staff member of Student Life
  5. A committee compiled of students reviews the eligible candidate’s applications and ranks the top five. 
  6. The committee presents the top five to Dr. Napier.
  7. Dr. Napier meets with the top five candidates to discuss the position and submits the list to President Berkman.
  8. President Berkman sends this list to the Governor’s office.

Applications available on-line here:

DEADLINE: is due by April 15, 2016 at 11:45pm.
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