Governor's Office of Minority Empowerment

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, April 10, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker, 502-564-2611  

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher today announced that applications for gubernatorial appointments to the Commonwealth’s university boards of regents and trustees and other higher education boards are currently being accepted. 

The Governor’s Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee will consider the following vacancies in mid-June:

~  One position on the board of each of the state’s regional universities: Eastern Kentucky University, Kentucky State University, Morehead State University, Murray State University, Northern Kentucky State University and Western Kentucky University

~  Three positions on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.

~  Three positions on the University of Louisville Board of Trustees.

~  One position on the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents.

~  One position on the Kentucky Authority for Educational Television (KET).

~  Three positions on the Council on Postsecondary Education.

Applications submitted for these positions during this administration will remain under consideration. Applications may be submitted online at, by contacting Regina Crawford, executive director for Boards and Commissions, at 502-564-2611 to request an application, or by email at  A current resume will need to be included with your application.  

Completed applications must be received by May 30, 2007.