R223, Faculty and Staff Participation in Board of Trustees Meetings

R223, Faculty and Staff Participation in Institutional Board of Trustees Meetings

R223-1.Purpose: To provide guidelines for faculty and staff participation in college and university Board of Trustees meetings.

R223-2.References

 2.1. Utah Code §53B-2-103 (Boards of Trustees: Powers and Duties)

2.2. Utah Code §53B-2-106 (Duties of Presidents: Approval of Boards of Trustees)

2.3. Policy and Procedures R120, Bylaws of the State Board of Regents; §3.3.4.4. (Trustees Bylaws)

R223-3.Policy

3.1. Faculty and Staff Participation in Meetings: The President and institutional Board of Trustees shall provide for the participation in institutional Board of Trustees meetings of the representative of the institution’s faculty senate or association as well as the representative of the staff association or advisory committee.

 3.2. Campus Faculty and Staff Organizations or Advisory Committees: Each institution shall have a faculty association, senate, or committee to provide the point of policy input to the institutional Board of Trustees from the faculty. Each institution shall have a staff association or advisory committee comprised of broad based representation of the professional and classified staff to provide the point of policy input to the institutional Board of Trustees from the staff. An institution may, at its option, provide for separate professional and classified staff associations or committees.

3.3. Receipt of Institutional Board of Trustees Agenda and Minutes: The institution shall provide the representatives of the faculty and staff associations or committees with a copy of the institutional Board of Trustees meeting agenda and of the minutes of institutional Board of Trustees meetings.

 3.4. Opportunity for Reports at Meetings: The institution shall extend to the representatives of the faculty and staff associations or committees the opportunity to make reports to the institutional Board of Trustees at its meetings.

 3.5. Released Time to Attend Meetings: The institution shall allow the representatives of the faculty and staff associations or committees released time to attend institutional Board of Trustees meetings and shall otherwise facilitate such attendance. In addition, the officers of faculty and staff associations or committees shall be allowed appropriate released time on a monthly basis to meet and conduct b

 

[1] Approved January 26, 1990.