The Board of Trustees consists of nine voting and two non-voting members who are responsible for making policy for Fort Lewis College and overseeing its operation. Voting members are appointed by the Colorado governor and require Colorado State Senate confirmation. They serve four-year terms. The two non-voting members are elected by FLC faculty and students. The faculty representative serves a two-year term. The student representative serves a one-year term.
The Fort Lewis College president is appointed by and reports to the Board and is responsible for day-to-day management of the institution and its employees.
As stated in House Bill 20-1108, no more than five members shall be from any one political party; at least one member must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized Native American tribe; and at least 2 members must reside in Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, or San Juan county, or on the Ute Mountain Ute or Southern Ute reservation.
The Academic & Student Affairs Committee will conduct a meeting on Friday, October 6, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Discussion items include Sabbatical reports and retreat updates. No public comment will be taken during the meeting. The meeting will be held in the President’s Conference room, 2503 Berndt Hall, Fort Lewis College.
The Business Affairs Committee will conduct a meeting on Friday, October 6, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Discussion items include a budget update with scenario model and an Optional Retirement Plan report review No public comment will be taken during the meeting. The meeting will be held in the President’s Conference room, 2503 Berndt Hall, Fort Lewis College.
The DEI Committee will conduct a meeting on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Discussion items include an update on Latinx student enrollment and HB 1327. No public comment will be taken during the meeting. The meeting will be held in the President’s Conference room, 2503 Berndt Hall, Fort Lewis College.
The Board of Trustees for Fort Lewis College will conduct a regular meeting on Friday, October 13, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Public comment will be taken. The meeting will be held in the Vallecito Room, Student Union, Fort Lewis College.
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Please contact Vikki Agovino, Deputy Secretary to the Board of Trustees at (970) 247-7100 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for public comment for the regular meeting by 7:00 a.m. on Friday, October 13, 2023.
In June 2002, Colorado Governor Bill Owens signed legislation that approved the creation of a stand-alone Board of Trustees for Fort Lewis College. The first Board of Trustees began governing the College on September 1, 2002. The Board increased from seven to nine voting members in March 2020.
Prior to being governed by the Trustees, the State Board of Agriculture governed Fort Lewis since it first became an agricultural high school in 1911.
To reach any of the Board of Trustees, contact Vikki Agovino, deputy secretary to the Board, at email@example.com.