University of Illinois Board of Trustees
Board and Commission Details
Jeffrey A. Stein
The Board of Trustees governs, manages, and maintains University of Illinois, including all its branches; employs educational and administrative personnel; prescribes courses of study; sets tuition and fees.
Trustees-6 years from 3rd Monday in January of each odd-number year; Voting Student - July 1 of each year or on date of selection, whichever is later, and expiring on next succeeding June 30th , Governor designates student with legally binding vote
No more than 5 from same political party
Per the U of I Trustees Act, each trustee must be an Illinois resident. A failure to meet or maintain this residency requirement constitutes a resignation from and creates a vacancy in the Board.
10 voting members plus the Governor - 9 trustees appointed by Governor - 1 voting student member designated by Governor from those elected at the U of I campuses (The student selected to have voting privileges does not Require Senate Confirmation)
Elected by the Board for a 1-year term.
110 ILCS 310/1
|Name||Member Expiration||Member Since||Affiliation||Appointed By||Position||Title||County|
|Ingram, Kyle||06/30/2024||07/01/2023||Student Body Vote||Member, Student Member, UIS|
|Craig Schilling, Tami||01/18/2027||02/05/2021||Republican||Governor||Member, Trustee||Washington|
|Cepeda, Ramon||01/18/2027||02/24/2015||Independent||Governor||Member, Trustee||DuPage|
|Phalen, Sarah||01/18/2027||02/05/2021||Republican||Governor||Member, Trustee||Sangamon|
|Milhouse III, Wilbur C.||01/15/2029||03/27/2023||Democrat||Governor||Member, Trustee||Cook|
|Gutman, Joseph||01/20/2025||06/30/2022||Democrat||Governor||Member, Trustee||Lake|
|Pritzker, Gov. JB||Statute||Ex-Officio||Governor|
|Edwards, Donald||01/20/2025||01/31/2019||Democrat||Governor||Member, Trustee||Cook|
|Haq, Mohammed A.||06/30/2024||06/30/2023||Student Body Vote||Member, Student Member (Voting),|
|Teeka, Sanchita||06/30/2024||07/01/2023||Student Body Vote||Member, Student Member, UIUC||Champaign|
|Holmes, Patricia Brown||01/20/2025||01/31/2019||Democrat||Governor||Member, Trustee||Cook|