Regents Policy 4207: Policy on Indemnification of Individuals Serving on the University of California Press Board of Directors and University Of California Press Foundation Board of Trustees
Approved May 26, 2005
Amended November 18, 2010
The University of California shall defend and indemnify present and former members of the Board of Directors of the University of California Press and present and former members of the Board of Trustees of the University of California Press Foundation (collectively, “Directors”) in any civil action or proceeding (“Proceeding”) arising out of an act or omission occurring within the course and scope of their service as Directors, provided that the acts or omissions giving rise to the Proceeding are undertaken in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable provisions of the California Nonprofit Corporations Code, and further provided that the defense and indemnification shall be secondary to any entitlements the Director may have to defense and indemnification from any insurance policies under which the University of California Press or University of California Press Foundation, as the case may be, is insured.
As a condition of receiving defense and indemnification, Directors shall give prompt notice to the University of the pendency of any Proceeding, shall keep the University or its designee apprised of significant developments in the Proceeding, and shall cooperate in good faith in the defense. The President shall issue any necessary guidelines to implement this policy.