Role of the Board

  1. To provide stewardship and ensure that University actions support University objectives.
  2. To participate in setting the mission and strategic plan of the University, and to focus on the strategic plan, once formulated.
  3. To appoint and support the President; to monitor the President's performance.
  4. To protect and defend the University's autonomy.
  5. To ensure the University's future.
  6. To advocate on behalf of the University:  to understand the University, its mission, its strategic plan, and its culture, and to explain them to the external community.
  7. To identify risks and internal controls.
  8. To ensure adequate resources and financial solvency.
  9. To set policy.
  10. To ensure good management.
  11. To assess Board performance.

Enacted by the Board on March 27, 1997