Appendix G ‐ Charter of the Public Engagement and Development Committee

Adopted July 20, 2016

A. Purpose. The Public Engagement and Development Committee shall provide strategic direction and oversight, make recommendations to the Board, and take action pursuant to delegated authority, on matters pertaining to the University’s engagement with key constituents, fundraising, and the development of effective advocacy programs for University stakeholders.

B. Membership/Terms of Service. The identity, appointment and terms of service of Committee members shall be as specified in Bylaws 24.4 through 24.6.

C. Consent Responsibilities. The Committee shall be charged with recommending action on the following matters which, on approval, shall be placed on the consent agenda of the Board for approval without discussion, unless removed from the consent agenda by motion of any member for separate consideration. Unless otherwise specified, any approval authority for these matters that falls outside parameters expressly reserved to
the Board or a Committee is delegated to the President.

  • endorsing the commencement of fundraising campaigns of $250 million and above

D. Other Oversight Responsibilities. In addition to the consent responsibilities assigned to the Committee described above, and to the extent not otherwise within such responsibilities, the charge of the Committee shall include reviewing and making recommendations to the Board with regard to the following matters and/or with regard to the following areas of the University’s business:

  • Legislative priorities and advocacy
  • University ballot endorsements and/or positions on public policy
  • Public awareness priorities
  • Campus fundraising campaigns and giving programs
  • Alumni relations

The assignment of responsibilities to this Standing Committee under Paragraphs C and D signifies that it is the Committee to which matters otherwise appropriate for Board consideration generally will be referred and does not create an independent obligation to present a matter to this Standing Committee, to the Board, or to any other Committee.

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