Indiana Law Governing Trustees of Purdue University
Appointments and Length of Terms
Pursuant to Indiana Code IC 21-23 and IC 21-27-7, 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.