One of the nine seats of the IU Board of Trustees is up for election by IU alumni.
Dennis Dawson Elliot, Patrick A. Shoulders and Craig D. Wells are running for the open trustee seat. Any IU degree holder can vote in the trustee election, according to the alumni website.
Paper and online ballots must be submitted by 10 a.m. ET on Friday. Ballots will be counted Friday, beginning at 9 a.m.
Three of the trustees are voted for by IU alumni. The other six trustees, including one student trustee, are appointed by Indiana’s governor.
All trustees serve rotating three-year terms, so alumni vote for one each year. The student trustee serves a two-year term.
The election is conducted each year by the Dean of University Libraries on the Bloomington campus, in accordance with state law. the IU Alumni Association assists with the election.
Any graduate is able to vote online. To obtain a paper ballot, a graduate must have voted by paper ballot in any of the past three elections or have requested a paper ballot.
Alumni voting online must authenticate themselves with their name, date of birth and one of the three following criteria: last four digits of your Social Security number, alumni ID or university ID.
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