FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed Ronald T. Banks as a regent at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.

A statement from Bevin's office on Monday said Banks will serve in the role until June 30, 2023.

Bevin's statement says Banks retired from KSU in 2016 after serving as director of career counseling, placement and cooperative education. Banks also served as a football correspondent during his time at the university and was known as the "Voice of KSU."

In addition to his career, Banks has been a volunteer and has served on boards that oversee various community organizations.