(Revised September 30, 1998)
Section 2.1. OFFICERS.
The officers of the board shall be the chairperson, the vice chairperson, the general counsel, and the secretary.
Section 2.2. TERM OF OFFICE.
Section 2.3. DUTIES OF THE CHAIRPERSON.
Section 2.4. DUTIES OF THE VICE CHAIRPERSON.
The vice chairperson shall preside, in the absence of the chairperson of the board, at all meetings of the board; shall be a member ex officio of all standing committees of the board; and shall be entitled to vote at all meetings of all such standing committees unless the chairperson of the board be present and voting.
Section 2.5. DUTIES OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL.
General counsel shall direct a centralized legal office rendering, with an appropriate staff under the general counsel's supervision, legal services to the board and to the City University of New York. The general counsel shall report to the chairperson of the board and to the chancellor of the university. The general counsel is authorized to verify pleadings and to sign affidavits and other documents in connection with legal proceedings in which the board and its interests are involved. The general counsel is also authorized and empowered to execute all contracts and agreements on behalf of the board.
Section 2.6. DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY.
The secretary of the board shall prepare the agenda of all meetings of the board, attend the meetings thereof and prepare the minutes of such meetings. The secretary shall have charge of all board records, files, minutes, official documents, and the seal of the board. The secretary shall cause a copy of the minutes of each meeting of the board to be forwarded promptly to its members and shall certify the same as a true copy when necessary. The secretary shall notify appropriate agencies and persons of the board's actions and shall send notices of board and committee meetings to the members of the board; shall maintain a central calendar for meetings; and shall perform related duties assigned to him/her by the chairperson of the board. The secretary is authorized and empowered to sign communications, receipts, or other instruments requiring the signature of an authorized representative of the board, and to affix the seal of the board thereto, which documents reflect or effectuate prior action adopted or authorized by the board. In the event of the illness or absence of the secretary, the chairperson of the board is authorized to designate a member of the board's staff to serve as acting secretary of the board.
Bylaws of The Board of Trustees - Contents
ARTICLE III - COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD
The City University of New York