TITLE 17. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
PART IV. BOARD OF TRUSTEES
17:1831 Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System; creation; membership; terms of office; vacancies
A. The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System, referred to hereinafter in this part as the board, is created as a body corporate.
B. The board shall be composed of fifteen members. Two members from each congressional district shall be appointed by the governor and one or more members shall be appointed by the governor from the state at large. All such appointments shall be made with the consent of the Senate.
C. The terms of the members shall be six years, except that the terms of the initial members shall be as provided in Subsection E of R.S. 17:1832. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed and take office.
D. A vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired portion of the term within thirty days after the effective date of the vacancy by appointment by the governor, with the consent of the Senate.
Within twenty-four hours after being informed of a vacancy on the board, the president of the board or the officer exercising his duties shall notify the governor by certified mail of the vacancy and the effective date thereof.
Added by Acts 1974, Ex.Sess., No. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975. Amended by Acts 2012, No. 803, § 3.