Richland Community College is governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees. Seven of the Trustees are elected on staggered, six-year terms by registered voters within the Richland District. The eighth member is a Student Trustee that is elected for a one-year term by fellow students.


In accordance with provisions of Section 3-20.1 of the Illinois Public Community College Act approved July 15, 1965, as amended, the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 537 (Richland Community College) has caused a budget to be drafted for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.

The budget will be the subject of a public hearing to be conducted at Richland Community College, One College Park, Decatur, Illinois, from 5:15 – 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in the  Board Room (N154).  The budget in tentative form is available for public inspection by appointment in the Business Services office (N162) at Richland Community College, One College Park, Decatur, Illinois.  Inquiries may be made to Greg Florian, Treasurer, 217-875-7211 Ext. 6218.


Please note, the June 16, 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting will be held virtually (via Zoom Meetings) due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.  Audio & video from this meeting may be recorded to assist with transcription & record keeping.    

Join Zoom Meeting Online:

 Meeting ID: 962 3403 1766

For audio only, dial:

        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Regular Meeting Dates: Third Tuesday of each month in the Board Room on the campus of Richland Community College (room N154).

Meeting Time: 5:30 p.m.

All Richland Community College Board of Trustees meetings will occur in the Board Room on the Campus of Richland Community College (Room N154), unless otherwise noted. The Board does travel to additional locations 1-2 times per year, including areas like the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center, an extension of Richland Community College.

Meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Minutes from board meetings will be available within seven days of approval.

For more information, call (217) 875-7211, Ext. 6206

Members of the Board of Trustees

Dr. David Cooprider, Chairman

Bishop Wayne Dunning, Vice Chairman

Randy Prince, Secretary

Bruce Campbell, Trustee

Dale Colee, Trustee

Tom Ritter, Trustee

Vicki Carr, Trustee

Virginia Book, Student Trustee

Board Policy Manual – March 2019

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