Applicants Sought for Student Representative to the Board of Regents


Luke LeGrand, current student representative to the Board of Regents, at a recent Board of Regents meeting.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to invite students to consider applying for the student representative position to the University’s Board of Regents.

Students interested in applying can contact Michele Irby, director of Campus Life and Event Services at 651-2280 or or stop by the office in 414 of the University Center to pick up a copy of the application.  Applications are due Friday, Nov. 15, by 5 p.m.

The Student Representative to the Board of Regents represents the student body as a member of the University’s Board of Regents. The Student Representative must be well informed and have a clear understanding of Southeast, which includes its mission, structure (encompassing the role of the governing board, the role of administration, the roles of faculty, academic staff and students), programs, financial framework, strengths, challenges, and current issues, and the state and national higher education environment.

To be considered for the Student Representative to the Board of Regents position, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time student at Southeast (for undergraduate students, full-time enrollment is considered at least 12 credit hours a semester and for graduate students, full-time enrollment is at least 6 credit hours a semester). The student must remain enrolled as a full-time student throughout their appointment.
  • Be a citizen of the United States and be a current resident of the State of Missouri.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
  • Be an active member of at least one student organization