The Parent Council is an excellent way to stay involved with
Butler University and represent Butler in your community during
your student's undergraduate career. Members of the Parent Council
come from various backgrounds and regions and are extremely
important as they serve as the voice of parents of current Butler
The Parent Council consists of a membership of
approximately 40 parents/families. Members represent all four
undergraduate classes. Members can serve for the entire duration of
their Butler student's undergraduate career.
Parent Council members are expected to:
- Attend two meetings per year.
- Volunteer as a representative of the Parent Council.
- Make an annual contribution to Butler University (amount at
The meetings for the 2014-2015 school year are currently
scheduled for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 and Friday, April 17, 2015.
Volunteer opportunities for Parent Council members include
admissions recruiting, helping at Welcome Week, speaking with
prospective/new parents, student mentoring, assisting with
fundraising and assisting with regional events.
For more information, please contact Jennie Jones at (800) 368-6852, ext.
Read the Parent Council by-laws.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015
academic year. To apply, complete the online application or
download and return a written
application form by Sunday, August 31. Contact the Office of Alumni and Parent
Programs with any questions at 800-368-6852, ext. 9946.