Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees

The Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees provides leadership and governance at the system level. System policies govern fiscal, academic and personnel matters.

The Board of Trustees is a body of 15 people. Nine trustees are appointed by the Governor of Vermont and each serve a six-year term. Four trustees are state legislators who are elected by the Vermont Legislature and each serve a four-year term. There is one student trustee elected by the VSC Student Government Association. The student trustee serves a one-year term.

The Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees plays a vital role in the college experiences of more than 18,000 students of all ages, backgrounds, and lifestyles. The Board also plays a major oversight role for institutions that are vital to the training of Vermont's future workforce and the state’s economic development.