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 2013-2014 school year are currently
scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 and Friday, April 4,
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 for the Parent Council will be accepted
through September 1. Apply online or submit
a mailed application using our Word or PDF form. Parents with
students at all undergraduate levels are eligible to apply to
serve beginning in fall 2013. Contact the Office of Alumni and Parent
Programs with any questions at (800) 368-6852, ext. 9946.