Western Michigan University Board of Control

There are eight members of the Board appointed by the Governor to eight-year terms. A schedule of Board formal sessions may be obtained from the office of the secretary to the Board.

 

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Western Michigan University. It derives its powers from the Constitution of the State of Michigan (1963, Article VIII, Sec. 6), Enrolled House Bill No. 54 (72nd Legislature, Second Extra Session of 1963), and Enrolled Senate Bill No. 30 (75th Legislature, 1969).

 

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Statute

 

Act 48 of 1963 (2nd Ex. Sess.)

 

 

Members

   

Lynn Chen-Zhang, Portage

Term ends Dec. 31, 2018

 

Kenneth Miller

Term ends Dec. 31, 2018

 

James Bolger, Whitehall

Term ends Dec. 31, 2020

 

William Pickard, Bloomfield Hills

Term ends Dec. 31, 2020

William "Bill" Johnston, Portage
Term ends Dec. 31, 2022

Jeff Rinvelt, Ann Arbor
Term ends Dec. 31, 2022

 

Ron Kitchens, Portage

Term ends Dec. 31, 2024

 

Shani Penn, Farmington Hills

Term ends Dec. 31, 2024