Why Tuition-Paying Students Should Select Trustees

Each of our nation's public universities is traditionally governed by a board of regents or trustees whose purpose is to represent and safeguard the public financial investment in those institutions. A state's governor, perhaps with confirmation by the legislature, may appoint them. In some states, the citizens may even elect them. Such arrangements have represented the fact that taxpayers' money has provided the basic financial support for the annual operating budgets of state