Committees provide recommendations for action by the Board. Typically, standing committees have the following responsibilities:

  • recommend action on matters where the Board has reserved authority to itself as outlined in Board of Regents Policy: Reservation and Delegation of Authority (pdf) and other Board policies;
  • provide governance oversight on topics within the committee's purview;
  • review and make recommendations on relevant new and existing Board policies;
  • receive reports on policy-related issues affecting University departments and units;
  • receive information items; and
  • review other items placed on the agenda by the Board chair in consultation with the president and the Board vice chair.

Additional information on committees can be found in Board of Regents Policy: Board Operations and Agenda Guidelines (pdf)

Committee Assignments July 2013 - June 2015

Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Patricia Simmons (Chair), Linda Cohen (Vice Chair),
Thomas Devine, David Larson, Peggy Lucas, and Abdul Omari

Audit Committee
Laura Brod (Chair), Patricia Simmons (Vice Chair),
Clyde Allen, Peggy Lucas, and Abdul Omari

Facilities & Operations Committee
Clyde Allen (Chair), Thomas Devine (Vice Chair),
Linda Cohen, Dean Johnson, Peggy Lucas, and Abdul Omari

Faculty & Staff Affairs Committee
John Frobenius (Chair), David McMillan (Vice Chair),
Richard Beeson, Laura Brod, David Larson, and Patricia Simmons

Finance Committee
David McMillan (Chair), John Frobenius (Vice Chair),
Clyde Allen, Richard Beeson, Laura Brod, and Dean Johnson

Litigation Review Committee
David Larson (Chair), Richard Beeson (Vice Chair),
and David McMillan

Special Committee on Academic Medicine
Linda Cohen (Chair), Dean Johnson (Vice Chair),
Richard Beeson, Thomas Devine, John Frobenius, and David McMillan