ERIC Number: ED040655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jan-16
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The Board of Trustees. Interim Report of the Commission on University Governance.
Duke Univ., Durham, NC.
This report is the first in a series of reviews of the structure and governance at Duke University. It consists of six parts. Part I gives a description of the existing organization and composition of the Board of Trustees. In Part II alternative trustee arrangements are considered. Part III makes recommendations concerning the proper role and responsibilities of the Board. These include: (1) providing for the determination of long range planning, institutional goals, and priorities; (2) appointing and providing for continuing evaluation of the university's principal executive, administrative, and academic officers upon appropriate consultation and recommendations and designated university committees; (3) securing the financial well-being of the institution; and (4) exercising residual responsibility for adequate coordination and governmental oversight of the university. In Part IV recommendations are made respecting the composition of the Board. Part V discusses the relationship between the Board and the university community. A summary of the analysis and recommendations is given in Part VI. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Duke Univ., Durham, NC.
Identifiers: Duke University NC