B2000 Unity of Control

Policy Type: Board- Delegation of Authority
Responsible: President
Related Policies: B2001, B2002, B2003, B2004, B2005
Linked Procedures: None
Related Laws: None
Related Standards: None
HLC Criterion: 2C

Policy Statement

The President is accountable to the Board acting as a collective body; therefore, only officially passed motions of the Board are binding on the President.


  1. Decisions or instructions of individual Trustees are not binding on the President except when the Board has specifically authorized such exercise of authority.
  2. The President shall seek direction from the Board Chairperson on requests from individual Trustee that in the President’s judgment may require a material amount of staff time, funds, or that are potentially disruptive.


Change Log

Date of ChangeDescription of ChangeGovernance Unit
03-07-22Initial AdoptionBoard of Trustees
06-15-23Minor Grammatical ChangesBoard of Trustees