Applications for 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 takes place during spring semester. The new Student Trustee will be finalized at the Board of Trustees’ April meeting and will begin their term at the subsequent summer meeting, or at the first meeting of the fall semester.

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

  • a nominee’s experience and success in and outside of the classroom
  • a clear vision of what constitutes the Wake Forest University community, and
  • a desire to make positive change within the Wake Forest University community
Wake Forest Student Trustee Ritt Culbreth (’24)

Applications must be completed by 5 p.m. on Wed., February 7th, 2024.

Student Trustee Nominations

The Student Life Committee also encourages all members of the University community to nominate students for the role of Student Trustee on the 2024 – 2025 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 no later than 5 p.m. on Wed., January 31st, 2024.