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Article 7: Committees

The Board may appoint committees and prescribe their duties and functions. All committees shall keep a record of their proceedings and shall report to the Board as required. The delegation of any authority of the Board to any committee shall not operate to relieve the Board or any member thereof of any responsibility imposed by law.

All resolutions and all committee reports offered which involve matters for record in the minutes shall be made in writing.

Standing Committees shall be: The Executive Committee, the Academic, Student and Campus Affairs Committee, and the Finance and Personnel Committee.

The Executive Committee shall consist of the Chair of the Board, who shall be its chair, the Vice Chair, the Secretary, and the chairs of the other standing committees. Its duties shall include assistance in the development of the agenda of the Board, assistance to the President between meetings of the Board, as needed, and matters relating to executive review and compensation.

The Academic, Student and Campus Affairs Committee and the Finance and Personnel Committee shall each consist of members as designated by the Chair of the Board, who shall designate the chair of each of these committees. Additional Committees may be established from time to time and for such period as required to complete their mission. Members and chairs of such committees shall be appointed by the Chair.

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