Anthony Rusk

Student Regent

Term Expires: 2021

Business Phone: 602-229-2540

Student Regent Anthony Rusk was appointed to the Arizona Board of Regents by Gov. Doug Ducey and began his term July 1, 2019. Regent Rusk is the voting student regent on the board and serves as assistant treasurer. He is a member of the Capital, Finance and Resources Committee, and the Academic Affairs and Educational Attainment Committee. Regent Rusk is a junior Flinn Scholar at the University of Arizona who is earning a dual degree in neuroscience and cognitive science and philosophy, politics, economics and law – referred to as PPEL. He is also pursuing a minor in biochemistry.

Regent Rusk’s experience includes serving as policy director and Freshmen Class Council president for the Associated Students of the University of Arizona. As policy director, he worked on projects involving general education reform, Title IX awareness and civic engagement. While serving as assistant district governor for Interact, a club that connects students to service opportunities in their community, he created a statewide food drive. He has served on the UA Faculty Senate and University Wide General Education Committee as well as the faculty governance Committee of 11 at the university.