The number of regents shall not be less than eighteen (18) nor more than forty (40), the exact
number within such minimum and maximum limit to be fixed and determined from time to time
by resolution of a majority of the full Board. They shall be nominated by the Nominating
Committee (described in 3.07) or from the floor at a regular meeting of the Executive
Committee. The nominees shall be elected by the Board of Regents at a regular meeting.
A Southwestern Christian University Regent shall be of good Christian character and in harmony
with the goals and purpose of Southwestern Christian University.
The Regents shall be elected for a four (4) year term. The Regents shall begin to serve
immediately upon their election by the Board of Regents. Conference superintendents described
in Bylaw 3.05 shall serve for the duration of their tenure as conference superintendent.
Except as otherwise provided in Bylaws 3.05, 3.06, and 3.08 any other member of the Board of
Regents shall be elected from a list of persons nominated by a committee comprised of the
Executive Committee of this Board of Regents, the Executive Director of Discipleship Ministries and the University President.
Policy Revised: Fall 2014