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Board of Trustees Minutes

Identifier: AR 060 .2

Scope and Contents note

Collection contains meeting minutes from the Utah Valley University Board of Trustees from 1991-2008.


  • 1991-2008


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Conditions Governing Access note

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Conditions Governing Use note

Open for Research. Copyright for official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical/Historical note

Duties and Powers (Of the Board of Trustees). In accordance with Section 53B-2-103 of the Act, the Governing Board may act on behalf of the University in performing duties, responsibilities, and functions as may be specifically authorized by law, and delegated to the Governing Board by the Utah State Board of Regents. The Governing Board is a policy making body, while the University administration, under the direction of the President of the University, establishes rules and regulations to carry out all such policies and controls and manages the affairs and business of the University. The Trustees shall in all cases act as a Governing Board, regularly convened, and, in the transaction of business, the act of a majority of the Trustees present at a meeting, except as otherwise provided by law, shall be the act of the Governing Board, provided a quorum is present. The Trustees may adopt such rules and regulations for the conduct of their meetings and the management of the University, as they may deem proper, not inconsistent with law or these Bylaws. The Governing Board has the following powers and duties: a. To facilitate communication between the University and the community; b. To assist in planning, implementing, and executing fund raising and development projects aimed at supplementing University appropriations; c. To perpetuate and strengthen alumni and community identification with the University's tradition and goals; d. To select recipients of honorary degrees; e. To approve institutional processes, as prescribed by the President of the University, pursuant to the authority established in Section 53B-2-106(1) and (2), including: 1) faculty, student, and employee organizations, rules and regulations, 2) instruction, examination, admission, and classification of students, and 3) the necessary and proper exercise of powers and authority not specifically denied to the University, its administration, faculty, or students by the Board of Regents or by law; f. To approve all candidates for earned degrees and diplomas as recommended by the President of the University and the faculty, as authorized by the Board of Regents; g. To monitor, review, and report, as appropriate, specific delegated areas of responsibility as set forth by the Board of Regents.


0.46 Linear Feet (1 container)


Collection contains meeting minutes from the Utah Valley University Board of Trustees from 1991-2008.

Arrangement note

Meeting minutes are arranged chronologically, as received from the office of the President.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of the office of the President.

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Finding aid prepared by Aimee Bastarache, Assistant Archivist
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Repository Details

Part of the Fulton Library George Sutherland Archives Repository

800 West University Parkway
MS 145
Orem Utah 84058 United States