But at the time, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), appointed by Boehner to the House Page Board in 2007, said the program would not likely see major change in the 112th Congress.
"It will always be under constant review, but as of now, no one is talking about doing anything dramatic," he told Roll Call.
But with Monday's announcement, the program, which has graduated such notable people as Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Fox News host Andrew Napolitano and countless other Members, will soon come to an end.
The Senate Page Program will continue to operate, according to the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.