Student Trustee Position

The Wake Forest University Student Life Committee is seeking applicants and nominations for the Student Trustee position on the 2020-21 Board of Trustees.

The Student Trustee position is open to all rising, full-time junior and senior students (i.e. current sophomores and juniors) at Wake Forest University who are not on academic or social probation. The selection process will take place during spring semester 2020. The new Student Trustee will be finalized during the Board of Trustees’ April meeting and will begin their term during summer 2020, at the summer meeting, or at the first meeting of the fall semester 2020.

When identifying candidates, the Student Life Committee considers many factors including:

  1. a nominee’s experience and success in and outside of the classroom
  2. a clear vision of what constitutes the Wake Forest University community, and
  3. a desire to make positive change within the Wake Forest University community



Applications for the Student Trustee position must be completed by 5 p.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020.

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Student Trustee Nominations 

The Student Life committee encourages all members of the University community to nominate students for the role of Student Trustee on the 2020-21 Board of Trustees. Nomination forms are available here. All nominees will be informed of their nomination and asked to consider submitting an application. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020.