Gov. Bentley announces reopening of nomination period for Auburn Board of Trustees

AUBURN – Gov. Robert Bentley has announced that the Auburn University Trustee Selection Committee is reopening the nomination period for vacancies on the Auburn Board.

Bentley said that nomination letters, resumes and any letters of support should be submitted by 4:45 p.m. on Friday, June 24, and that all nomination information should be submitted electronically to the following link: www.auburn.edu/trusteenominees2011. The link for the Board of Trustees application will be available online at 7:45 a.m., May 31.

The Auburn Board of Trustees currently has nine vacancies: Districts 1, 2, 3-Lee County, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 and one at-large position.

The Committee plans to meet in August to select for interviews no more than three nominees for each available position. Interviews will conclude no later than Sept. 30.

To view the letter from Gov. Bentley with the attached image and description of the Auburn University Board of Trustees Districts, as well as Amendment 670 of the Constitution of Alabama which pertains to the Board of Trustees of Auburn University, go to http://www.auburn.edu/administration/trustees/application.html.

Contact: Brian Keeter, (334) 844-4650 (bkeeter@auburn.edu), or
Mike Clardy, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)