Board of Trustees

New Trustee Orientation Manual

Table of Contents

I. History and Background

https://uncw.edu/bot/

II. Statutes Governing Trusteeship

  1. NC General Assembly: 
    http://www.ncleg.net/
  2. General Statutes: 
    http://ftp.legislature.state.nc.us/gascripts/statutes/Statutes.asp
  3. Chapter 116 (Higher Education):
    http://ftp.legislature.state.nc.us/gascripts/statutes/statutelookup.pl?statute=116
  4. Chapter 143 (State Departments, Institutions, and Commissions; includes Open Meetings as Article 33C):
    http://ftp.legislature.state.nc.us/gascripts/statutes/statutelookup.pl?statute=143
  5. Chapter 132 (Public Records):
    http://ftp.legislature.state.nc.us/gascripts/statutes/statutelookup.pl?statute=132
  6. N.C. Ethics Commission (SEI & Training Schedule): 
    http://www.ethicscommission.nc.gov/education/

III. Board of Governors & General Administration

  1. Board of Governors:
    http://www.northcarolina.edu/apps/bog/members.htm
  2. General Administration:
    https://www.northcarolina.edu/Leadership-and-Policy/Leadership-and-Organizational-Structure
  3. The UNC Policy Manual & CODE:
    http://www.northcarolina.edu/apps/policy/
  4. UNC Duties, Responsibilities & Expectations of Board Members:
    http://www.northcarolina.edu/apps/policy/index.php?pg=vs&id=17446&added=1
  5. Board of Governors Strategic Plan 2017:
    http://www.northcarolina.edu/strategic-planning

IV. UNCW Mission & Strategic Plan

  1. Mission statement (as approved by the Board of Governors):
    https://www.uncw.edu/planning/uncwmissionstatement.html
  2. Strategic Plan 2016-2021 (Giving Flight to Imagination):
    https://uncw.edu/strategicplan/

V. Board & Institutional Policies

  1. Procedural policies of the Board of Trustees:
    https://uncw.edu/policies/documents/01.100_BOTProcPol.051205.pdf
  2. Board Terms & Eligibility (PDF)
  3. UNCW Policies & Procedures:
    https://uncw.edu/policies/
  4. Faculty Handbook
    https://www.uncw.edu/facsen/documents/Faculty_Handbook.pdf
  5. Succinct Guide to Authority, Powers, Duties & Actions of the Board:
    PDF
  6. Audit Charters
    https://uncw.edu/bot/documents/2016-2017/jan/auditcomittee/Audit,%20Risk%20and%20Compliance%20Committee%20Charter.pdf
    https://uncw.edu/bot/documents/2016-2017/jan/auditcomittee/Internal%20Audit%20Charter.pdf

VI. Officers and Board Committees

  1. Responsibilities of Officers:
    PDF
  2. Officers/Committees Assignments
    https://www.uncw.edu/BOT/committees.html
  3. Standing Committee Descriptions
    PDF

VII. Trustee Member Contact Info.

https://www.uncw.edu/BOT/members/

VII. Board Meeting Schedule

https://www.uncw.edu/BOT/schedule.html

  1. Agenda (Example):
    https://uncw.edu/BOT/documents/2016-2017/jan/BOTagenda012017.pdf
  2. Opening Statement from State Ethics Act:
    PDF
  3. Closed Session Motion
    PDF
  4. University Calendar:
    http://catalogue.uncw.edu/content.php?catoid=30&navoid=2340
  5. BOT Calendar of Events
    PDF

IX. Board Minutes

  1. Recent Minutes, by Meeting Date:
    https://uncw.edu/bot/mtgschedule.html
  2. Digital Archive of Past Minutes:
    http://library.uncw.edu/archives_special/spotlights/uncw-board-trustees-digital-collection

X. Financial Statements

  1. University:
    https://www.uncw.edu/controller/financial_reports.html
  2. Associated Entities:
    https://uncw.edu/bot/auditcommittee.html

XI. Institutional Stats & Rankings

https://www.uncw.edu/rankings/
https://www.uncw.edu/oira/

XII. Organizational Structure

  1. University Org Chart and Quick Link to Offices
    https://www.uncw.edu/aa/documents/Org%20Charts/VCAA_OrgChart.pdf
    https://www.uncw.edu/offices/