Governance

The Governance Committee shall be responsible for reviewing and making recommendations to the Board on various related Board development functions. The committee shall make reports to the Board.


The Committee’s responsibilities shall include:

  • Approving annually the charters for standing Board committees;
  • Reviewing periodically Board bylaws;
  • Initiating Board training when appropriate;
  • Recommending individuals for Board of Trustee membership;
  • Evaluating the Board’s performance;
  • Recommending to the Board annual and three-year goals for the University President;
  • An annual evaluation of the University President’s performance by the Board;
  • Periodically reviewing Board of Trustees governance;
  • Overseeing the governance of DSOs, HSSOs, and faculty practice plan corporations;
  • Overseeing University collective bargaining agreements.

Committee members:

  • C. David Brown, II
  • Susan M. Cameron
  • James W. Heavener
  • Carolyn K. Roberts
  • Juliet M. Roulhac
  • Steven M. Scott
  • David M. Thomas, Chair

University staff liaisons:

  • Sr. Vice President for Administration
  • Vice President and General Counsel or designee