There are four standing committees of the Board of Regents. The Board Chairman appoints the membership of each of these standing committees, including the committee chairman. Following is a brief description of the functions and responsibilities of the four standing committees of the Board of Regents.

1. Academic Affairs, Policy and Personnel

This committee considers appropriate matters relating to development or review of academic policies and programs and governmental policies of the Board of Regents and/or the institutions under the Board’s jurisdiction. It also considers matters relating to personnel under the jurisdiction of the Board and universities and colleges governed by the Board.

2. Fiscal Affairs and Plant Facilities

This committee assumes responsibility when appropriate or necessary on behalf of the Board for matters relating to fiscal management and financial reporting of the institutions and related entities governed by the Board and the construction, maintenance and operation of physical facilities including consideration related to all real estate.

3. Planning and Budgets

This committee considers appropriate matters relating to short- and long-range planning, assessment of institutional resources, and development and administration of budgets.


This committee considers oversight, review and approval of internal and external audit and compliance reporting plans, performance and reports. It is also responsible for assessing and monitoring areas of potential risk to the Board and its institutions.

Special committees may be appointed as the Chairman of the Board directs. The Board Chairman appoints the special committee chairman. Special committees cease to exist when discharged by the Board Chairman from further consideration of the subject.

The Board Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer shall serve as non-voting, ex officio members of all standing and special committees.

Amended Date: 
September 6, 2013
September 14, 2012