1.01 / Board of Regents
Wichita State University is one of six state universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents.
Established in 1925 by the Kansas Legislature, the board is composed of nine
members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Board members serve overlapping terms of four years; no more than five
members may be identified with the same political party. The board is
assisted by a professional staff, allowing the members to address questions
of general policy. In its consideration of policies, the board is also
guided by recommendations from the chief executive officers of the six
Regents universities. The board delegates to the university chief executive
officer and his/her staff the internal administration and operation of an
Regents Institutions Councils:
Several state councils provide the mechanisms through which cooperation
and coordination among the Regents universities are achieved. Go to Kansas
Board of Regents Councils
& Committees for a complete list.
July 1, 2014