As a public college and university system, our work is conducted on behalf of the people of New Hampshire. Here you'll find information about the University System's Board of Trustees news and events, meetings, and the work of the Chancellor's Office.

The University System of New Hampshire is directed by a 27-member Board of Trustees comprising the Governor of the State, 11 Governor-appointed members, 6 alumni-elected members, 2 student-elected members, the Commissioner of Education, the Commissioner of Agriculture, the presidents of the University System's four colleges and universities, and the Chancellor. The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the University System.


Officers for 2015-2016:

Chair - Pamela Diamantis
Vice Chair - Timothy M. Riley
Secretary - Judith (Jude) Blake

Contact:  usnh.bot@usnh.edu


The Board accomplishes much of its work through its standing committees:

Executive Committee

Educational Excellence Committee

Financial Affairs Committee

Finance Committee on Investments

Governance Committee
Audit Committee

The Honorable Maggie Hassan

Governor (ex-officio) | 2013 -
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Todd J. Leach, Ph.D.

Chancellor
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Robert A. Baines

KSC Alumni-Elected | 2011–2015 (1st term)
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Virginia M. Barry

Commissioner of Education (ex-officio) | 2009-2017
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Todd R. Black

UNH Alumni-Elected | 2014 - 2018 (1st Term)
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Judith (Jude) Blake

UNH Alumni-Elected (Secretary) | 2008-2016 (2nd term)
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Cathy Furtek Conway

Gubernatorial Appointee | 2013-2017
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Frederick C. Dey

UNH Alumni-Elected | 2011-2015 (1st term)
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Pamela Diamantis

Gubernatorial Appointee (Chair) | 2008-2016
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Chester E. Homer III

Gubernatorial Appointee | 2008-2016
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Mark W. Huddleston

President, University of New Hampshire (ex-officio) | 2007-
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Anne E. Huot

President, Keene State College (ex-officio) | 2013-
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John H. Lynch

Gubernatorial Appointee | 2013-2017
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Bryan W. Merrill

Student Trustee (UNH) | 2014-2015
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Lorraine S. Merrill

Commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food (ex-officio) | 2007-2017
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Joseph G. Morone

Gubernatorial Appointee | 2013-2018
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Kenneth C. Moulton

Gubernatorial Appointee | 2012-2015
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Timothy M. Riley

UNH Alumni-Elected | 2009-2017 (2nd term)
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John R. Rist

Gubernatorial Appointee | 2013-2017
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Mark Rubinstein

President, Granite State College (ex-officio) | 2015-
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Ryan M. Scrivano

Student Trustee (KSC) | 2014-2015
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John W. Small

Gubernatorial Appointee (Vice Chair) | 2010-2015
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Henry B. Stebbins

Gubernatorial Appointee | 2006-2016
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Sara Jayne Steen

President, Plymouth State University (ex-officio) | 2006-
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Wallace R. Stevens

PSU Alumni-Elected | 2011-2015 (1st term)
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Michael A. Vlacich

Gubernatorial Appointee | 2014-2018
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