Academics
Areas of Study

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 – Registered Agent
Section 1.10 – Records

ARTICLE II – BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Section 2.1 – Duties and Powers
Section 2.2.0 – Membership and Terms
Section 2.2.1 – Voting Trustees – Public Members
Section 2.2.2 – Voting Trustees – Non-Public Members
Section 2.2.3 – Non-Voting Trustees
Section 2.2.4 – Honorary Trustees
Section 2.2.5 – Trustees Emeriti
Section 2.2.6 – The President
Section 2.2.7 – Qualifications and Nominations
Section 2.2.8 – Representation
Section 2.2.9 – Termination
Section 2.2.10 – Removal
Section 2.2.11 – Absence of Trustees from Meetings
Section 2.2.12 – Vacancies

ARTICLE III – OFFICERS OF THE BOARD

Section 3.1 – Officers of the Board
Section 3.2 – Election and Term of Office
Section 3.3 – Chair
Section 3.4 – Vice Chair
Section 3.5 – Secretary

ARTICLE IV – MEETINGS OF THE BOARD

Section 4.1 – Annual Meeting
Section 4.2 – Regular Meetings
Section 4.3 – Special Meetings
Section 4.4 – Notice
Section 4.5 – Waiver of Notice
Section 4.6 – Proxy
Section 4.7 – Meetings Without Presence in Person
Section 4.8 – Quorum and Voting
Section 4.9 – Order and Nature of Business
Section 4.10 – Executive Session
Section 4.11 – Action by Written Consent

ARTICLE V – COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD

Section 5.1 – Establishment
Section 5.2 – Powers and Authority
Section 5.3 – Meetings
Section 5.4 – Committee on Academic Affairs
Section 5.5 – Audit Committee
Section 5.6 – Committee on Compensation
Section 5.7 – Executive Committee
Section 5.8 – Committee on Financial & Institutional Affairs
Section 5.9 – Committee on National Deaf Education
Section 5.10 – Committee on Student Affairs
Section 5.11 – Committee on Trustees

ARTICLE VI – THE ADMINISTRATION

Section 6.1 – Officers of the University
Section 6.2 – President
Section 6.3 – Treasurer
Section 6.4 – Channel to and from the Board
Section 6.5 – Officer Relationship Limitation of Service

ARTICLE VII – PRESERVATION OF TAX-EXEMPT STATUS

Section 7.1 – Charitable Purpose
Section 7.2 – Distribution of Assets in the Event of Dissolution

ARTICLE VIII – PROCEDURE

Section 8.1 – Administrative Manuals
Section 8.2 – Conflict of Interest
Section 8.3 – Indemnification
Section 8.4 – Rules of Order
Section 8.5 – Amendments
Section 8.6 – Effective Date
Section 8.7 – Distribution

Article I Authority

Gallaudet University's Board of Trustees Bylaws on Authority

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Guideline Type: Operations Manual

Article II Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Bylaws detailing Sections 2.1 to Section 2.2.12

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Guideline Type: Operations Manual

Article III Officers of the Board

Information about the officers of the Board of Trustees.

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Article IV Meetings of the Board

Section 4.1 Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees shall be held in October, on the date and at the time fixed by the Chair in consultation with the President. Section 4.2 Regular Meetings. In addition to the Annual Meeting, there shall be meetings in February and May, on the dates and […]

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Article V Committees of the Board

Board of Trustees Bylaws detailing the various committees and their powers, duties, and responsibilities

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Guideline Type: Responsibilities

Article VI The Administration

Board of Trustees Bylaws detailing Article VI: The Administration

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Guideline Type: Operations Manual

Article VII Preservation of Tax Exempt Status

Board of Trustees Bylaws regarding Article VII: Preservation of Exempt Status

Board of Trustees

Guideline Type: Operations Manual

Article VIII Procedure

Gallaudet University's Board of Trustees Bylaws on Procedure

Board of Trustees

Guideline Type: Operations Manual

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