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IC 21-24-3
     Chapter 3. Board of Trustees

IC 21-24-3-0.3
Legalization of certain actions taken under prior law
    
Sec. 0.3. Any action taken by the board of 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.357.

IC 21-24-3-1
Management of university
    
Sec. 1. The authority to manage the university is vested in the board of trustees.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.265.

IC 21-24-3-2
Board; membership
    
Sec. 2. The board of trustees consists of nine (9) members who shall serve terms of four (4) years. However, the term of a student member of the board of trustees is two (2) years.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.265.

IC 21-24-3-3
Board; residency requirement
    
Sec. 3. Each member of the board of trustees must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of Indiana.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.265.

IC 21-24-3-4
Board; membership qualifications
    
Sec. 4. The board of trustees must include at least the following:
        (1) One (1) member who is an alumnus of the University of Southern Indiana or an alumnus of the regional campus.
        (2) One (1) member who is a full-time student in good standing enrolled in the University of Southern Indiana.
        (3) One (1) member who is a resident of Vanderburgh County.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.265.

IC 21-24-3-5
Board; appointments
    
Sec. 5. (a) The governor shall appoint the members of the board of trustees.
    (b) If a vacancy occurs during the term of any member, the governor shall appoint an individual to serve the unexpired term of the vacating member.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.265.


IC 21-24-3-6
Screening committee; alumnus board membership; establishment
    
Sec. 6. (a) There is established a screening committee of the University of Southern Indiana to nominate the alumnus member of the board of trustees.
    (b) The screening committee consists of five (5) members appointed by the executive body of the university alumni association designated by the board of trustees.
    (c) Within seventy-five (75) days after the date that a vacancy occurs on the board of trustees for the alumnus member, the screening committee shall submit a list of at least three (3) names of eligible individuals to a person designated by the board of trustees.
    (d) When the names are received by the person designated by the board of trustees, the designated person shall submit the names to the governor.
    (e) The governor shall appoint the alumnus member of the board of trustees from the list of names submitted under subsection (d). However, if the governor does not receive the names of at least three (3) eligible individuals under subsection (d) within ninety (90) days after the alumnus member vacancy on the board occurs, the governor may appoint any individual who is otherwise eligible under this chapter to serve as the alumnus member of the board of trustees.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.265.

IC 21-24-3-7
Screening committee; student board membership; establishment
    
Sec. 7. (a) There is established a screening committee of the University of Southern Indiana for the purpose of nominating the student member of the board of trustees.
    (b) The screening committee consists of:
        (1) four (4) students enrolled in the university who are appointed by the student governing body designated by the board of trustees; and
        (2) one (1) individual appointed by the governor.
    (c) Within seventy-five (75) days after the date that a vacancy occurs on the board of trustees for the student member, the screening committee shall submit a list of at least ten (10) names of eligible individuals to a person designated by the board of trustees.
    (d) When the names are received by the person designated by the board of trustees, the designated person shall submit the names to the governor.
    (e) The governor shall appoint the student member of the board of trustees from the list of names submitted under subsection (d). However, if the governor does not receive the names of at least ten (10) eligible individuals under subsection (d) within ninety (90) days after the date that the student member vacancy on the board of trustees occurs, the governor may appoint an individual who is otherwise eligible under this chapter to serve as the student member of the board of trustees.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.265.