Lincoln University Board of Curators

Lincoln University
PO Box 29
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0029

Phone: (573)-681-5044
Fax: (573)-681-6074


Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 175.020

Department: Higher Education

Mission: The Board of Curators of Lincoln University works to educate its many public and internal constituents of the Mission and operational goals of Lincoln University in a compelling way.

Function: The Board of Curators of Lincoln University assures good management; sets policy; sets fees; grants degrees; selects and supports a president; and monitors presidential, institutional and board performance.

SubCommittees: Executive Committee Academic/Student Affairs Committee Budget and Finance Committee Buildings and Grounds Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 6 meetings

Location of meetings: Jefferson City, varying locations

Duration of meetings: 1 and 1/2 days

Preparation time for meetings: 2 to 3 hours

Total time commitment: 10 to 12 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: 6 years; student representative, 2 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: none

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 5 members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: none

Senate Consent Required: Yes


The Honorable Marvin Teer(D)
Curator Members 1
St. Louis
Term begins: May 5, 2016
Term expires: Jan 1, 2018

Vacant Slot
Curator Members 2

Mr. Greg Gaffke(D)
Curator Members 3
Jefferson City
Term begins: Apr 18, 2008
Term expires: Jan 1, 2014

Vacant Slot
Curator Members 4

Dr. Don W. Cook(D)
Curator Members 5
Term begins: Apr 12, 2012
Term expires: Jan 1, 2018

Mr. Frank James Logan(D)
Curator Members 6
St. Louis,
Term begins: Apr 23, 2015
Term expires: Jan 1, 2017

Mr. Herbert Hardwick(D)
Curator Members 7
Kansas City
Term begins: Sep 24, 2010
Term expires: Jan 1, 2016

Mr. Winston J Rutledge(I)
Curator Members 8
Jefferson City
Term begins: Feb 9, 2012
Term expires: Jan 1, 2016

Vacant Slot
Student Representative