A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Board Liaison: Heather Harker
ARTICLE I - AUTHORITYSection 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 TRUSTEESSection 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 MeetingsSection 2.2.12 - Vacancies
ARTICLE III - OFFICERS OF THE BOARDSection 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 BOARDSection 4.1 - Annual Meeting Section 4.2 - Regular Meetings Section 4.3 - Special Meetings Section 4.4 - Notice Section 4.5 - Waiver of NoticeSection 4.6 - Proxy Section 4.7 - Meetings Without Presence in PersonSection 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 BOARDSection 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 ADMINISTRATIONSection 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 STATUSSection 7.1 - Charitable PurposeSection 7.2 - Distribution of Assets in the Event of Dissolution
ARTICLE VIII - PROCEDURESection 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
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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