The Staff Senate

Information for the Staff of the University of Louisville

UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

University of Louisville Board of Trustees

Senators Appointed: 1

Term of Appointment: One year

Special Condition: Senate by-laws require that the Chair of the Staff Senate be appointed to this Board.

Description: The UofL Board of Trustees is responsible for overall governance of the university. The 20-person board includes 17 members appointed by the governor of Kentucky, the leaders of the faculty and staff senates and the president of the Student Government Association. The board's primary responsibilities are to set university policy and to oversee the activity of the president. It also is responsible for adopting an annual budget and for granting all degrees conferred by the university.