Pursuant to the university bylaws, the Board of Trustees is vested with “supreme control” over the university, including all of its colleges and other units.
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The Office of the Board of Trustees
The Office of the Board of Trustees is housed within the Office of University Counsel.
Madelyn F. Wessel, serves as University Counsel and Secretary of the Corporation. The Secretary of the Corporation is responsible for the governance matters involving the Board of Trustees and is the official record keeper for the proceedings of the Board of Trustees meetings.
On a day-to-day basis, much of the Board of Trustees governance support is provided by Kristin D. MacHenry, Associate Secretary of the Corporation; and logistical support by Sheila B. Grant, Administrative Coordinator for the Board of Trustees.
Information and minutes for open meetings may be found on the Calendar page.