Roudebush Hall
Roudebush Hall, home of Miami's administrative offices

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consists of 11 members—nine voting members and two student nonvoting members. The nine voting members are appointed one each year for nine-year terms by the governor of Ohio, with advice and consent of the Senate. A term expires on the last day of February of the year listed. The two student nonvoting members are appointed for two-year staggered terms by the governor, with advice and consent of the Senate. The date in parentheses indicates the year of appointment.


  • David H. Budig
  • Mark E. Ridenour
    Vice Chair
  • Dennis A. Lieberman
  • Jagdish Bhati


  • 2016 (2009) Sharon J. Mitchell
    B.S., West Chester
  • 2018 (2009) Dennis A. Lieberman
    B.S., J.D., Dayton
  • 2019 (2010) Jagdish K. Bhati
    B.E., M.S., Cincinnati
  • 2020 (2011) Mark E. Ridenour
    B.S., Toledo
  • 2021 (2012) Robert W. Shroder
    B.S., M.S., Youngstown
  • 2022 (2013) David H. Budig
    B.S., Cincinnati
  • 2023 (2014) Stephen P. Wilson
    B.S., Maineville

National Trustees

  • 2015 (2012) C. Michael Gooden
    B.S., M.S., Alexandria, VA
  • 2016 (2013) John Altman
    B.A., M.A., D.H.L., Reno, NV
  • 2016 (2013) Terry Hershey
    B.A., M.P.A., M.B.A., Denver, CO
  • 2017 (2014) Robert E. Coletti
    B.S., J.D., Cincinnati, OH
  • 2017 (2014) Diane F. Perlmutter
    B.A., Landrum, SC

Student Members

  • 2016 (2014) Mary Adeline R. Lewis
  • 2017 (2015) Ciara R. Lawson