Trustee Mal

Lavleen Mal

Chicago university

Lavleen Mal is from Palatine, Illinois, and is a senior majoring in public policy. He relocated to the United States from Punjab, India with his family in 2016. Mr. Mal received an associate degree from William Rainey Harper College, majoring in law enforcement and justice administration and public relations. During his time at Harper College, Mr. Mal previously served as student trustee, president of the International Students Club, and served as a student ambassador to the Higher Learning Commission accreditation team. His leadership experiences also include serving as a member of the American Association of Community College Trustee’s Student Advisory Committee and represented Harper College and its students in New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., at a national legislative summit and Congress. He worked with the Harper College administration to promote a safer campus environment and the smoke-free campus policy.

Mr. Mal is honored to have been elected to serve as a student member of the Board of Trustees and is committed to advocating for student safety and college affordability at the University of Illinois at Chicago.