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Student Trustee Application

During the spring semester, a motivated Austin Peay State University student will be selected to serve as a student member of the University’s Board of Trustees. The University is now seeking student applicants to serve on this important board that will provide guidance and oversight for Austin Peay. Please consider supporting the University and the region, while also enhancing your resume, by applying for this position.


Students eligible to apply for this one-year appointment must:

  • Be enrolled full time and remain full time during year of service;
  • Have earned at least 60 semester hours at the time of application, if an undergraduate;
  • Have completed at least two semesters at APSU at the time of application, if an undergraduate student; at least one semester at APSU at the time of application, if a graduate student;
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA as recorded on the most recent semester’s transcript from APSU;
  • Be in good judicial standing at APSU (no outstanding judicial record, no outstanding judicial sanctions, no prior judicial history deemed of serious nature by the screening committee); and,
  • Have significant involvement and leadership experience in the university setting.
  • Any student selected for the Student Trustee position cannot hold office within the Student Government Association during their year of service, in accordance with a resolution passed by the SGA.

Complete application packets are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 1, 2021, via email to: singletong@apsu.edu or by personal delivery to the Office of Student Affairs, Morgan University Center Room 206.

The Office of Student Affairs will confirm the GPA and judicial record of applicants and forward the applications to a screening committee of three students and two university administrators.

The screening committee will conduct interviews of select students. Upon completion of the interviews, the screening committee will identify students to be forwarded to the University President for review. The president will review the applications and forward to the Board of Trustees with comments as appropriate. The APSU Board of Trustees will select the student trustee at their spring 2022 meeting (date to be determined). The term for the appointment will be the 2022-23 academic year, beginning with the summer 2022 Board of Trustees meeting (date to be determined).

Questions or requests for additional information should be directed to:
Dr. Carol Clark, Chief Government and Community Relations Officer and Secretary to the Board, clarkc@apsu.edu
931-221-7570; or Greg Singleton, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, singletong@apsu.edu, 931-221-7005.


APSU Student Trustee 2022 Application Form

APPLICATION DEADLINE – Monday, November 1, 2021 4:30 pm

Applicant Information

Include the Organization Name, Position Title or Type of Involvement, and Dates of Service

Military Service (if applicable)

On a separate page, answer the following questions. Please limit your responses to one page per question.

      1. Why are you interested in applying for the Student Trustee position?

      2. How has your college/university experience prepared you for this type of position?

I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that my application will be shared with a selection committee comprised of APSU students and university employees, the University president, and the APSU Board of Trustees and grant permission for this information to be shared.


I understand that my GPA and judicial standing will be confirmed and that providing false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in me being disqualified for consideration or release from an appointment as Student Trustee.


A complete application packet will include:

_____  Application Form submitted via the website or printed and submitted in person

The following materials must be emailed directly to singletong@apsu.edu or submitted in person:

_____  Responses to the two questions included in the application

_____  At least one letter of recommendation from a full-time APSU faculty or staff (up to three may be submitted)

_____  APSU unofficial transcript including grades for the semester most recently completed

_____  Resume



DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Monday, November 1, 2021 4:30 pm