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Title:Eastern Illinois University Board of Trustees
Website:http://www.eiu.edu/trustees/
Contact Name:Katie Anselment
Contact Title:Legislative Liasion
Contact E-Mail:kmanselment@eiu.edu
Function: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.
Term:6 years and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 4 from the same political party
Qualifications: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.
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:7 members appointed by Governor, and 1 student member selected by student body
Chair:Elected by board
Authority:110 ILCS 665/10

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Baurer, Barbara1/16/20234/24/2017RepublicanGovernorMember, pro temTazewell
Cohen, Zach6/30/20197/1/2018Student Body VoteStudent TrusteeNone
Dively, Joseph R.1/13/202310/28/2011RepublicanGovernorMemberColes
Edwards, Audrey1/20/20254/25/2019DemocratGovernorMemberColes
Hicks, C. Christopher1/20/20254/25/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Madigan, Joyce1/13/20234/25/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberNone
Ruhaak, Martin1/20/20254/25/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Thompson, Phillip1/20/20254/25/2019DemocratGovernorMemberSt Clair