Code of Alabama § 16-52-3 - Board of Trustees - Created; Membership, Appointment, Terms, Expenses, Etc

Section 16-52-3

Board of trustees - Created; membership, appointment, terms, expenses, etc.

(a) There is created a Board of Trustees for Jacksonville State University, the state educational institution formerly known as Jacksonville State College at Jacksonville, Alabama.

(b) The board of trustees shall consist of two members from the congressional district in which the institution is located, one from each of the other congressional districts in the state, one at-large member, the State Superintendent of Education, and the Governor, who shall be ex officio president of the board.

(c) The trustees shall be appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and, except for the first trustees appointed, shall hold office for a term of 12 years and until their successors shall be appointed and qualified. Of the first members appointed to the board, one third shall be appointed for terms of four years, one third for terms of eight years and one third for terms of 12 years. The at-large member shall be appointed for both initial and succeeding terms of 12 years and until a successor is appointed and qualified in the same manner as other members.

(d) No trustee shall receive any pay or emolument other than his or her actual expenses incurred in the discharge of his or her duties as such.

(e) A trustee who has departed the board and who has attained the age of 70 years or older may be designated by the board as a Trustee Emeritus and may receive such honorary privileges as conferred by the board.

(f) No employee of Jacksonville State University shall be eligible to serve on its board of trustees.

(Acts 1967, No. 239, p. 615, §1; Act 2000-231, p. 366, §1.)

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