Article I - Purpose
Article II - Board Of Trustees Responsibilities
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Sisseton Wahpeton College Board of Trustees Bylaws
ARTICLE I - PURPOSE
The Sisseton-Wahpeton College (the “College”) Charter requires the Board of Trustees to adopt Bylaws that are consistent with the Charter. It is understood by the Board of Trustees that the terms of the Charter control and are superior to these Bylaws. The Bylaws establish the responsibilities, qualifications, and procedures of the Board of Trustees. The Bylaws also address the officers and meetings of the Board of Trustees.
ARTICLE II - BOARD OF TRUSTEES’ RESPONSIBILITIES
Section 1. Responsibilities and Powers. In addition to those responsibilities and powers identified in the Charter, the Board of Trustees shall exercise the following responsibilities and powers:
A. Approve policies and procedures for the effective governance of the College;
B. To establish and adopt policies and procedures that distinguish the roles, authorities, and responsibilities of the Board of Trustees;
C. To ensure compliance with applicable accreditation standards;
D. To hire and to terminate the President/Chief Executive Officer, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Chief Financial Officer of the College;
E. To evaluate the president;
F. To determine the college mission based on recommendations from the governance system;
G. To act as a channel of communications from the community to the college;
H. To require and monitor budgets and annual audits;
I. Comply with all College, Tribal, and Federal policies, regulations and laws that govern the College;
J. May be required to assist with events.
Section 2. Stipends. The amount of a stipend for a regular or special meeting will be determined on an annual basis. The total amount of available stipend money shall be included in the College budget.
Section 3. Expenses. A Board member may be reimbursed for legitimate expenses when authorized by the Board of Trustees, however, expenses shall be limited to training or conference fees, travel and per diem expenses that are related to the Board member’s duties to the College.
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