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IC 21-23-3
     Chapter 3. Board of Trustees

IC 21-23-3-0.3
Legalization of certain actions taken under prior law
    
Sec. 0.3. Any action taken by the trustees before April 26, 1989, that would have been legal under:
        (1) IC 20-12-1-2, after April 25, 1989, and before its repeal; or
        (2) IC 20-12-61-13, after April 25, 1989, and before its repeal;
is legalized and validated.
As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.355.

IC 21-23-3-1
Board; membership
    
Sec. 1. The board of trustees consists of ten (10) members, to be appointed for the term of service and in the manner provided by this chapter. The terms of all trustees terminate on July 1 of the year in which their terms of office expire.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.264.

IC 21-23-3-2
Board; appointments
    
Sec. 2. The governor shall appoint ten (10) trustees for Purdue University for the term beginning on July 1 in conformity with this chapter.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.264.

IC 21-23-3-3
Board; selection of members; meetings; vacancies
    
Sec. 3. (a) Three (3) members of the board of trustees shall be selected by the members of the Purdue alumni association. One (1) of the members must be a graduate of the school of agriculture. All members of the board of trustees selected under this section must be members of the alumni association and graduates of Purdue University.
    (b) At the annual meeting of the Purdue alumni association for the year in which the term of office of any one (1) of the trustees selected under this section expires, a successor shall be selected by the members of the Purdue alumni association, in the manner that the Purdue alumni association prescribes. The president of the Purdue alumni association shall certify all selections made by the Purdue alumni association.
    (c) If, at any time, a vacancy occurs on the board of trustees, occasioned by the death, resignation, expiration of term, or otherwise of any of the members of the board of trustees selected by the members of the Purdue alumni association, the vacancy shall be filled by selection by the president of the Purdue alumni association. The member selected to fill a vacancy serves until the next annual meeting of the Purdue alumni association when a successor to fill out the unexpired term shall be selected in the manner provided in

subsection (b). The member selected by the Purdue alumni association shall be appointed by the governor to fill out the unexpired term.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.264.

IC 21-23-3-4
Board; number appointed by governor
    
Sec. 4. Seven (7) of the trustees shall be appointed by the governor.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.264.

IC 21-23-3-5
Board; appointments with agricultural pursuits
    
Sec. 5. Two (2) members of the board of trustees appointed by the governor must be involved in agricultural pursuits. One (1) of the members of the board of trustees appointed by the governor must be a full-time student of Purdue University.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.264.

IC 21-23-3-6
Search and screen committee; creation
    
Sec. 6. (a) To aid the governor in the selection of the student member, a search and screen committee is created consisting of:
        (1) one (1) representative of the governor; and
        (2) at least four (4) students chosen by the elected student government representatives of the student body, including at least one (1) student from each campus of Purdue University, main and regional.
    (b) The search and screening committee shall establish the mode and criteria to be used in the selection of student nominees to serve on the board of trustees. The search and screening committee shall submit a list of the names of at least ten (10) individuals to the governor for the governor's consideration. The governor shall select one (1) of these individuals for appointment as a student member of the board of trustees.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.264.

IC 21-23-3-7
Board; terms
    
Sec. 7. All members of the board of trustees serve for three (3) years, except for the student member who serves for two (2) years.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.264.

IC 21-23-3-8
Board; vacancies
    
Sec. 8. In case any vacancy occurs on the board of trustees by reason of the resignation, removal from the state, expiration of the term of office, or otherwise of any of the trustees appointed by the governor, the vacancy shall be filled by the governor from the respective classes as provided in this section to serve only for the

unexpired term.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.264.

IC 21-23-3-9
Secretary; report of attendance
    
Sec. 9. The acceptance of an appointment by the governor signifies that the appointee will give the appointee's best efforts to the interests of Purdue University and that the appointee will regularly attend the meetings of the board of trustees. The secretary of the board of trustees shall report the attendance of each meeting of the board of trustees to the governor. If a member is absent for two (2) consecutive meetings without sufficient excuse, it shall be considered sufficient cause for the governor to ask for the resignation of the member.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.264.