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Gallaudet University’s Board of Trustees provides leadership for the university’s strategic initiatives in addition to governance and financial oversight. The Board has 18 trustees, for which the bylaws require a deaf majority, in addition to three Congressional appointees. All official contacts must go through the Office of the President.
ARTICLE I - AUTHORITY Section 1.1 - Founding Section 1.2 - Acts of Congress Section 1.3 - Name Section 1.4 - Corporate Nature and Control Section 1.5 - Accreditation Section 1.6 - Principal Office Section 1.7 - Fiscal Year Section 1.8 - Seal Section 1.9...
The Education of the Deaf Act, reauthorized in 1998 (P.L.105-244), spells out the composition requirements for the 21-member Board of Trustees to direct and control Gallaudet University: "Three public members of whom (i) one shall be a United States Senator appointed by the President of...
The Gallaudet University Board of Trustees welcomes nominations for the Board of Trustees from any individual. Below are characteristics that help to determine whether a potential candidate satisfies the criteria for trusteeship. A candidate does not necessarily need to meet all of the stated criteria;...
(Approved February, 2011) The Gallaudet University Board of Trustees recognizes the importance of having the participation of the university's undergraduate and graduate student bodies in the governing process in a way that their expertise, views, interest, and concerns can be effectively shared. Accordingly, the Board...
Number of Trustees The Board of Trustees has 18 non-public members and three public members, one appointed by the President of the Senate and two by the Speaker of the House. Duties and Powers The Board of Trustees has specific duties and powers under its...
Board Chair and Trustee Emeritus
Chair, Committee on Governance
Co-Chair, Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism
Chair, Committee on Strategic Finance
Chair, Committee on Audit and Compliance
Chair, Committee on Academic Excellence and Student Success
Kim Bianco Majeri
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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