Michael Nichols of Cromwell, a 2005 graduate of the UConn and a current student at the UConn School of Law, has won election to the University’s Board of Trustees.
Nichols is an experienced
student leader, having served as president of the University’s Undergraduate Student Government and, from 2003-05, as undergraduate student trustee.
Nichols, who earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, is currently a first-year student at the School of Law.
Nichols defeated Tal Unrad, also from the School of Law.
He replaces Stephen Kuchta, a native of Victor, N.Y., who is pursuing a doctorate in economics from UConn.
The graduate and undergraduate student trustees represent the student populations at all UConn campuses, including its professional schools.
The term is two years, with the positions being filled in alternating years.
Salmun Kazerounian is in the middle of his two-year term as undergraduate student trustee.