Council of Trustees Handbook

COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS (2023-2024) COMMITTEE on ACADEMIC and STUDENT AFFAIRS Mr. Guido Pichini ‘74, Chair Staff Resource: Dr. Lorin Arnold, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Stephen St. Onge, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Purpose: To keep Trustees informed about academic and student affairs programs and activities, and to review and approve new programs and/or new or renewal of articulation agreements, if and when appropriate. Function: a. To examine and discuss the University’s academic and student affairs activities and programs, as well as supporting policies. b. To review the process of periodic program evaluation and accreditation. c. To review, provide input into the planning process, and present to the Council for consideration the University’s strategic plan. COMMITTEE on FINANCE, PROPERTY and AUDIT Mr. Dennis Giorno ‘94, Chair Mr. Tom Heck Staff Resource: Mr. Matthew Delaney M’10, Vice President for Finance and Facilities Mr. William Leech, Interim Director, Facilities Purpose: To assist the Council of Trustees in fulfilling its responsibility for the oversight of the quality and integrity of the accounting, auditing, and reporting practices of the University. Function: a. To review and discuss the University’s financial management system and supporting policies. b. To discuss the University’s current and proposed budget and any anticipated fee additions/changes or major expenditures and to make related recommendations to the Council as appropriate. c. To review the Facilities Master Plan, including examination and discussion of maintenance, renovation and capital construction needs. d. To review current financial operations through examination of financial reports.