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BYLAW 10. Committees of
The Board of Regents
10.1 Standing Committees.
- To facilitate consideration of
the business and management of the Corporation and
of the University, Standing Committees are established
as hereinafter set forth. Any matters appropriate
for consideration by a Standing Committee first shall
be referred thereto, except by a two-thirds vote of
the Regents present at a meeting of the Board but
in no event by an affirmative vote of less than a
majority of the members of the Board, provided, however,
that any matter referred to and considered by a Standing
Committee, but upon which the Committee makes no recommendation
or report to the Board, may be brought before the
Board for consideration at the request of any Regent.
Except as otherwise provided in the Bylaws, matters
determined by the Chairman of the Board and the President
of the University to be appropriate for consideration
by more than one Standing Committee shall be referred
only to the Standing Committee of primary jurisdiction.
Members of any other Standing Committee before which
it would be appropriate to consider such matters shall
be invited to attend the meeting of the Standing Committee
of primary jurisdiction at which such matters are
to be considered.
Unless otherwise specifically
delegated and except as otherwise provided herein,
authority to act on all matters is reserved to the
Board, and the duty of each Standing Committee shall
be only to consider and to make recommendations
to the Board upon matters referred to it.
The several Standing Committees
are charged specifically with the immediate care
and supervision of the subject matters respectively
indicated by and properly relating to their titles.
- The following shall be the Standing
Committees of the Board:
Committee on Compliance and
Each Standing Committee shall
have no fewer than five members, nor more than ten,
in addition to ex officio members.
Committee on Compensation
Committee on Educational Policy
Committee on Governance
Committee on Grounds and Buildings
Committee on Health Services
Committee on Investments
Committee on Long
Committee on Oversight of the Department of Energy Laboratories
Members of Standing Committees
shall hold office until the appointment of their successors.
10.2 Special Committees.
Special Committees shall
be appointed by the President or Chairman of the Board
upon authority of the Board with such powers and duties
as the Board may determine, provided that no Special
Committee shall be created to act upon any matter
appropriate to be acted upon by a Standing Committee.
A Special Committee shall act for no more than one
year from the date of appointment and shall be considered
discharged upon the expiration of said year, unless
specifically authorized by the Board at the time of
its appointment, or from year to year, to act for
a longer period. No Special Committee, other than
a Special Committee to consider the selection of a
President, shall have more than seven members in addition
to ex officio members.
Each Committee shall have
such Subcommittees as may be required for the effective
conduct of the business of the Committee, provided,
however, that Subcommittees shall be created only
in response to need and to serve a specific purpose.
Members of each Subcommittee shall be appointed by
the Chairman of the Committee of which it is a part,
and each Subcommittee shall serve for no more than
one year from the date of its appointment and shall
be considered discharged upon the expiration of said
year, unless specifically authorized by the Board
at the time of its appointment, or from year to year,
to act for a longer period. No Subcommittee shall
have more than five members in addition to ex officio
10.4 Ex Officio Members.
The President of the Corporation,
the Chairman of the Board or in the Chairman's absence the Vice Chairman of the
Board, the former Chairman of the Board for the year immediately following a term
of office as Chairman provided that the former Chairman is still a Regent, and
the President of the University shall be ex officio members of all Standing Committees,
of all Special Committees, and of all subcommittees, except that the President
of the University shall not be a member of the Committee on Compliance and Audit
or of Special Committees concerned with the selection of a President of the University.
of each Committee shall be an ex officio member of
each subcommittee of that Committee.
representatives to the California Postsecondary Education
Commission and the State Superintendent of Public
Instruction shall be ex officio members of the Committee
on Educational Policy.
Includes amendments through May 2008
BYLAW 10. Committees of The Board of Regents - Regents of the University of California