Chancellor Representatives

The Chancellor Representative program is a leadership opportunity that allows students to represent the University of Minnesota Rochester at various events and activities, on and off campus.

The Chancellor Representatives are a distinct group of students who assist the Office of the Chancellor and the Senior Leadership Team in fostering positive relations between the University of Minnesota Rochester and the Rochester community.  Chancellor Representatives honorably represent the University in their interaction with the community, exemplifying the image of excellence of our student body. This will include sharing information, providing campus tours, assisting with public outreach events and speaking to community groups in an official capacity.


    • Share your UMR experiences with community and state leaders, community members and donors
    • Positively promote the University of Minnesota Rochester
    • Speak to community groups
    • Represent UMR at on/off campus events
    • Provide campus tours and information to visitors
    • Assist with public outreach events that support UMR


    • Meet, interact and network with community members and leaders, donors, administrators and legislators
    • Learn important interpersonal skills while gaining professional experience
    • Acquire valuable information about the University of Minnesota Rochester and its role in transforming higher education
    • Gain leadership skills by participating in workshop and networking opportunities with business and community leaders
    • Opportunities to attend activities and events at various locations throughout the Rochester community
    • Networking for mentoring, job shadowing and/or capstone experiences


    • Currently enrolled full time at UMR
    • Interest or previous experience in public speaking
    • Interest or previous experience in politics
    • Interest in professional networking with community leaders
    • Sincere desire and passion to represent UMR
    • Enthusiastic and positive personality
    • Dedicated and reliable
    • Ability to work well with others and to be a successful team player
    • Ability to discuss a variety of university-related subjects and be familiar with details about their own academic program and major
    • Ability to attend training sessions

    Time Commitment

    • 3-5 hours per month
    • Time will not conflict with class or job schedule

    *Please note: This is a volunteer position; there is no financial compensation


    Chancellor Representatives Application

    You may apply to become a Chancellor Representative through the online application.

    Please contact Anne Lund at if you have questions.