The University of Alaska Board of Regents is an 11-member board, appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Alaska Legislature. Members serve an 8-year term, with the exception of the student regent who is nominated from his/her campus and serves a 2-year term. Eight-year terms end on the first Tuesday in February; student regent term begins on June 1. Regents serve until their successor is appointed.
The Board was established through the Alaska Constitution and is responsible for University of Alaska policy and management through the University President.
Boards and Commissions, Office of the Governor, coordinates the application process for these positions. The rules and application process can be found on the web at: http://gov.state.ak.us/boards/ Additional information regarding the duties and responsibilities of the Board of Regents can be found in Alaska Statute 14.40.120-170. Bylaws of the Board of Regents can be found at http://www.alaska.edu/bor/policy-regulations/