Student Advisory Board

Purdue Global Student Advisory Board

For more information about the Student Advisory Board, email

The purpose of the Student Advisory Board is to provide a forum for student representatives to discuss academic related issues and to provide recommendations concerning such issues to the provost.

Benefits of Membership

    • Provides Purdue Global students a method for student body advocacy
    • Great resume item
    • Social interaction
    • Improve student experience
    • Educational development opportunity
    • Professional development opportunity
    • Positive student recognition
    • Increased student investment
    • Leadership opportunity

Governance Manual

The Academic Governance Manual is the guiding document for the academic governance of the University. The following content is reflected in the up-to-date manual.

Scope of Responsibility:

    • Review issues, policies, and/or procedures related to a quality student experience.
    • Provide recommendations regarding academic issues, policies, and procedures to the provost.


    • Students currently serving on other Purdue Global governance committees.
    • Additional students are appointed by the dean of each school and/or college for a 1-year term; students are given the option to self-nominate for dean consideration.
    • Student president, vice president, and secretary are elected by the committee for 1-year terms.

Kimberly Ord  Kimberly Ord, Student Advisory Board President

Kimberly Ord lives in central Pennsylvania and is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in homeland security. Immediately after graduation, Kimberly plans to continue her education at Purdue Global to pursue a Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Her goal is to work in planning, mitigation, and public education within the emergency management field.

Outside of her academic career, Kimberly volunteers with her local emergency management agency and the American Red Cross to assist people during times of emergencies and disasters. She enjoys fishing, camping, and spending time with her grandchildren.