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Purdue University's Board of Trustees consists of ten members appointed by the governor of Indiana. Three of these members - one of whom must be a graduate of the School of Agriculture - are nominated by the Purdue Alumni Association.  The 1975 General Assembly provided for the tenth member, a student. The Board selects the president of the University, decides major policy lines, approves the financial program and budget, approves the president's nominations for major appointments, and approves all construction and major contracts.

Current Board Members* Term Expires

Michael J. Birck, Hinsdale, Illinois**

June 30, 2009

JoAnn Brouillette, Fowler June 30, 2009
Susan B. Butler, Tucson, Arizona June 30, 2009
Rachel N. Cumberbatch, Lafayette June 30, 2007
John D. Hardin Jr., Danville**, vice chairman June 30, 2007
J. Timothy McGinley, Indianapolis, chairman June 30, 2007
William S. Oesterle, Indianapolis June 30, 2008
Mamon M. Powers Jr., Gary June 30, 2008
Thomas E. Spurgeon, Peoria, Illinois** June 30, 2008
Mark Townsend, Hartford City June 30, 2007
   
*As of July 1, 2006  
**Selected by Purdue Alumni Association  

Source: Office of Institutional Research



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