Board of Trustees Bylaws

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ARTICLE I - AUTHORITY

Section 1.1 - Founding
Section 1.2 - Acts of Congress
Section 1.3 - Name
Section 1.4 - Corporate Nature and Control
Section 1.5 - Accreditation
Section 1.6 - Principal Office
Section 1.7 - Fiscal Year
Section 1.8 - Seal
Section 1.9 - Registered Agent
Section 1.10 - Records

ARTICLE II - BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Section 2.1 - Duties and Powers
Section 2.2.0 - Membership and Terms
Section 2.2.1 - Voting Trustees - Public Members
Section 2.2.2 - Voting Trustees - Non-Public Members
Section 2.2.3 - Non-Voting Trustees
Section 2.2.4 - Honorary Trustees
Section 2.2.5 - Trustees Emeriti
Section 2.2.6 - The President
Section 2.2.7 - Qualifications and Nominations
Section 2.2.8 - Representation
Section 2.2.9 - Termination
Section 2.2.10 - Removal
Section 2.2.11 - Absence of Trustees from Meetings
Section 2.2.12 - Vacancies

ARTICLE III - OFFICERS OF THE BOARD

Section 3.1 - Officers of the Board
Section 3.2 - Election and Term of Office
Section 3.3 - Chair
Section 3.4 - Vice Chair
Section 3.5 - Secretary

ARTICLE IV - MEETINGS OF THE BOARD

Section 4.1 - Annual Meeting
Section 4.2 - Regular Meetings
Section 4.3 - Special Meetings
Section 4.4 - Notice
Section 4.5 - Waiver of Notice
Section 4.6 - Proxy
Section 4.7 - Meetings Without Presence in Person
Section 4.8 - Quorum and Voting
Section 4.9 - Order and Nature of Business
Section 4.10 - Executive Session
Section 4.11 - Action by Written Consent

ARTICLE V - COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD

Section 5.1 - Establishment
Section 5.2 - Powers and Authority
Section 5.3 - Meetings
Section 5.4 - Committee on Academic Affairs
Section 5.5 - Audit Committee
Section 5.6 - Committee on Compensation
Section 5.7 - Executive Committee
Section 5.8 - Committee on Financial & Institutional Affairs
Section 5.9 - Committee on National Deaf Education
Section 5.10 - Committee on Student Affairs
Section 5.11 - Committee on Trustees

ARTICLE VI - THE ADMINISTRATION

Section 6.1 - Officers of the University
Section 6.2 - President
Section 6.3 - Treasurer
Section 6.4 - Channel to and from the Board
Section 6.5 - Officer Relationship Limitation of Service

ARTICLE VII - PRESERVATION OF TAX-EXEMPT STATUS

Section 7.1 - Charitable Purpose
Section 7.2 - Distribution of Assets in the Event of Dissolution

ARTICLE VIII - PROCEDURE

Section 8.1 - Administrative Manuals
Section 8.2 - Conflict of Interest
Section 8.3 - Indemnification
Section 8.4 - Rules of Order
Section 8.5 - Amendments
Section 8.6 - Effective Date
Section 8.7 - Distribution

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