UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH POLICY 01-03-02

CATEGORY:              ADMINISTRATION
SECTION:                  University Governance
SUBJECT:                 Board of Trustees: Authority
EFFECTIVE DATE:   July 23, 2001 Revised
PAGE(S):                   1

I.    SCOPE

      This policy affirms the powers and duties of the Board of Trustees of the University of

      Pittsburgh.  The following is excerpted from the University of Pittsburgh Commonwealth

      Act.  (See Appendix A.)

II.   POLICY

      The entire management, control, and conduct of the instructional, administrative, and

      financial affairs of the University is vested in the Board of Trustees.

      The Board may exercise all the powers and franchises of the University and make bylaws

      for their own government, as well as for the University.

III.  REFERENCE

      University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth Act, 1966 Special Session No. 3, No. 3, An

      Act, Section 5, "Powers and Duties of Board of Trustees."  The University of Pittsburgh

      BYLAWS, page 11.