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ARTICLE TWO


BY-LAWS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 
Chapter 1:
Name, Location, Purpose
Chapter 2:
Membership
Chapter 3:
Officers
Chapter 4:
Powers
Chapter 5:
Meetings and Procedures
Chapter 6:
Executive Committee
           
Chapter 7:
Special and Other Committees
Chapter 8:
Officers of the University
Chapter 9:
Fiscal Year
Chapter 10:
Seal of the University
Chapter 11:
Indemnification
Chapter 12:
Amendments
 
 
CHAPTER SIX

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

§2-06.01 - Number and Appointment of Executive Committee
§2-06.02 - Powers of the Executive Committee
§2-06.03 - Meetings and Quorum
§2-06.04 - Minutes

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§2-06.01 - Number and Appointment of Executive Committee

The Board shall have an Executive Committee composed of not fewer than five (5) Trustees.  The Officers of the Board and the President of the University shall be ex officio members of the Executive Committee.  The Chairperson of the Board shall be ex officio Chairperson of the Executive Committee.  In the absence of the Chairperson, the Vice Chairperson shall preside.  The members of the Executive Committee shall be appointed by the Chairperson and shall include the chairs of the standing committees.  The members of the Executive Committee shall serve until their successors have been appointed.

§2-06.02 - Powers of the Executive Committee

Unless otherwise determined by a majority vote of the Board, the Executive Committee shall have full power to take all action which the Board is authorized to take under law and its charter in accordance with Chapter IV of these By-laws, except as the Executive Committee shall not have the power to grant degrees or to elect or remove the President or other officer elected by the Board from office and except that as to matters which these By-laws place under the direct supervision of the Board the concurrence of the Board itself shall be necessary.

§2-06.03 - Meetings and Quorum
    
The Executive Committee shall meet at least four times a year and at such times and places as may be determined by the Chairperson of the Executive Committee or by written request of at least a majority of the Executive Committee as then constituted.  A majority of the members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.  The act of a majority of the members of the Executive Committee present at any meeting at which there is a quorum present shall be the act of the Executive Committee except as may be otherwise specifically provided by law, by the charter or by these By-laws.

§2-06.04 - Minutes

The minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee of the Board shall be distributed regularly to each member of the Board after those minutes shall have been approved by the Executive Committee.  At each and every meeting of the Board, the proceedings and actions taken by the Executive Committee since the last meeting of the Board shall be reported to the Board.

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