Established in 2007, the Provost’s Undergraduate Student Advisory Board is overseen by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is composed of undergraduate students named by each of the undergraduate serving colleges as well as five at-large members selected through this open application process. All members are appointed to serve one-year terms.
In Fall 2016, the Board will meet for discussion from 12:00 – 1:00 pm on Tuesday, October 4; Friday, November 4; and Friday, December 2. A buffet lunch will be provided. Dates for the Spring 2017 meetings will be determined at the December meeting.
The purpose of the Provost’s Undergraduate Student Advisory Board is to work with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost to:Provide feedback on programs, administrative and academic policies, and initiatives established or overseen by the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Innovation. Generate ideas and suggestions for programs and activities to enhance the academic experience of undergraduate students at the university.
QualificationsUndergraduate student standing for the 2016-2017 school year. On campus (not studying abroad or graduating early) both fall and spring. Does not have class or work conflicts with the established fall meeting days/times (see above). Interest in academic affairs initiatives and activities on campus. Strong record of academic achievement (GPA 3.0 or above). Involvement on campus both in academic and extracurricular activities.
Interested undergraduate students are encouraged to submit an application. Successful applicants will be notified and may be scheduled for an interview. Applications must be received no later than September 9, 2015.
Questions about the Provost’s Undergraduate Student Advisory Board may be directed to Assistant Provost Kathy Martensen, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Melinda Schaefer, email@example.com, phone 217-333-6677.