ERIC Number: ED442348
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Illustrative Bylaws for Independent Academic Institutions. Board Basics: The Fundamentals.
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
This publication is part of a series that addresses the distinguishing characteristics of academic trusteeship and is intended to strengthen the effectiveness of governing boards and trustees of higher education institutions. The introductory section outlines the characteristics of a good set of bylaws and the assumptions behind the illustrative set of bylaws provided. This is followed by illustrative by-law text for 17 articles covering: Board Authority and Responsibilities; Membership of the Board of Trustees; Trustees Emeriti; Officers of the University; Terms and Responsibilities of the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees; Term and Responsibilities of the Secretary; Term and Responsibilities of the Treasurer; Term, Authority, and Responsibilities of the President of the University; Terms, Authority, and Responsibilities of the Vice Presidents; Meetings; Action Without a Formal Meeting; Committees; Composition, Purposes, and Responsibilities of the Executive Committee; Composition, Purposes, and Responsibilities of the Committee on Trusteeship; Indemnification; Conflict of Interest; and Review and Amendment of Bylaws. (RH)
Descriptors: Board Administrator Relationship, College Administration, College Governing Councils, Governance, Governing Boards, Higher Education, Institutional Administration, Trustees
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, Washington, DC.