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PRESS RELEASE: Board of Governors seeks applicants for UCF Board of Trustees
TALLAHASSEE—The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for an open seat on the Board of Trustees at the University of Central Florida. The seat represents an intensive public service opportunity to help shape the future of the second-largest university in the country, which plays a major role in the success of the State University System of Florida.
"The Board of Governors is looking for dynamic and diverse individuals who are interested in higher education, passionate about assisting our institutions and committed to working toward the goals of the State University System," said Mori Hosseini, of Daytona Beach, chairman of the Board of Governors' Trustee Nominating Committee.
Universities’ 13-member boards of trustees are responsible for implementing and maintaining cost-effective policy and high-quality educational programs. They also work to adhere to state policy, budgeting and education standards.
UCF’s vacancy is for a term ending on Jan. 6, 2016.
Those interested should complete an application found at http://flbog.edu/aboutsus/vacancies.php. Applications should be mailed to the Board of Governors at:
Florida Board of Governors
325 W. Gaines St., Suite 1614
Tallahassee, FL 32399
The deadline to apply is Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. EDT. For further questions, contact the Board of Governors office at 850-245-0466.
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Facts about the State University System of Florida and the Board of Governors
The State University System of Florida is a constitutional body led by the 17-member Board of Governors. The system has 12 universities and more than 335,000 students, making it the second-largest public university system in the nation. Responsibilities include defining the distinctive mission of each institution and managing the system’s coordination and operation. The Board appoints a Chancellor who serves as the system’s chief executive. For more, visit www.flbog.edu.