Chapter Six: Executive Committee

§2-06.01 - Appointment and Composition of the Executive Committee

The Board shall have an Executive Committee composed of not fewer than five (5)  Trustees, including the Officers of the Board and the President as ex officio members. The Chair shall be ex officio Chair of the Executive Committee. In the absence of the Chair, one of the Vice Chairs shall preside. The additional members of the Executive Committee shall be appointed annually by the Chair and shall ordinarily include the  chairs of the  Committees of the Board. The members of the Executive Committee shall serve until their successors have been appointed.

§2-06.02 - Powers of the Executive Committee

Except as otherwise limited by law or determined by a majority vote of the Entire Board, the Executive Committee shall have full power to act on behalf of the Board. However, the Executive Committee shall not have the power to grant degrees, or to elect or remove from office the President or other Officers elected by the Board and except that as to matters which these Bylaws place under the direct supervision of the Board the concurrence of the Board itself shall be necessary. As stated in §2-04.02 ("Duties of the Board"), the Executive Committee shall have the  power to review and approve salary and benefits agreements  with the University Faculty before final agreement with the University Faculty is achieved and to review and approve renewal contracts with bargaining agents for employees of the University respecting wages, hours and other conditions affecting employment before final agreement with those employees is achieved.

§2-06.03 - Meetings

The Executive Committee shall meet at least four (4) times a year and at such times and places as may be determined by the Chair of the Executive Committee or by written request of at least a majority of the Executive Committee as then constituted.

§2-06.04 - Quorum

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 Bylaws.

§2-06.05 - 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. The proceedings and actions taken by the Executive Committee since the last meeting of the Board shall be reported to the Board at each meeting of the Board.