Eastern Illinois University Board of Trustees
Board and Commission Details
The Board of Trustees governs, manages, and maintains Eastern Illinois University, including all its branches; employs education and administrative personnel; prescribes courses of study and sets fees.
6 years and until successor is appointed and qualified
No more than 4 from the same political party
No member of the Board shall hold or be employed in or appointed to any office or place under the authority of the Board, nor be an employee of the State or Federal Government.
7 members appointed by Governor, and 1 student member selected by student body
Elected by board
110 ILCS 665/10
|Name||Member Expiration||Member Since||Affiliation||Appointed By||Position||Title||County|
|Ranchero, Bernie Charles||01/20/2025||09/25/2023||Democrat||Governor||Member|
|Cohen, Zach||06/30/2019||07/01/2018||Student Body Vote||Student Trustee|
|Baurer, Barbara||01/15/2029||04/24/2017||Republican||Governor||Member, pro tem||Tazewell|
|Hicks, C. Christopher||01/20/2025||04/25/2019||Democrat||Governor||Member||Cook|