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Appointments and Length of Terms

Pursuant to Indiana Code, the Board of Trustees consists of ten members. Three members of the Board are elected by the Purdue Alumni Association, one of whom must be a graduate of the College of Agriculture. The governor appoints the remaining seven members of the Board, including a student trustee. All members of the Board serve three-year terms, with the exception of the student, who serves for two years. The trustees’ terms begin on July 1 and end on June 30.