Nominations for gubernatorial appointments to the commonwealth's university boards of regents, boards of trustees, and other higher education boards are currently being accepted.

The Governor's Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee will consider vacancies at Murray State and Western Kentucky universities and Kentucky Community and Technical College System boards of regents as well as the boards of multiple other public universities sat its next meeting. It will also consider vacancies on the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and Student Loan Corporation boards of directors and Kentucky Authority for Educational Television.

A nominee may not be a full-time employee of a public institution of higher education. Anyone who has a relative employed by a university, Council on Postsecondary Education, Higher Education Assistance Authority/Student Loan Corp. or KET may not serve on the board. Nominees may not have a conflict of interest pursuant to KRS 45A.340.

Applications previously received during the last administration will not be considered. New applicants can apply online at or call (502) 564-2611. The deadline for completed forms and resumes has been extended to Saturday.