University of Missouri System President Mun Choi was elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, which is holding its annual meeting this week in San Diego.

The board, with 24 members in all, includes seven presidents or chancellors from among the associations 243 member universities and affiliated organizations.

The board provides oversight of the association’s work, which includes promoting the interests of public higher education at the federal level and upholding the association’s commitments to diversity and free speech across its member institutions.

Choi has been president of the university since 2017.