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*Formerly part of the University Handbook
Board of Regents Governance


Article VI

Student, Faculty, and Alumni Representatives

1.  Designated Representatives

The Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW), the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS), the Associated Students of the University of Washington Bothell (ASUWB), the Associated Students of the University of Washington Tacoma (ASUWT), the Faculty Senate, and the Alumni Association (UWAA) each may annually designate a person to sit as a representative of that organization with the Board of Regents at its public meetings; and, upon invitation from the chair of a standing or special committee or the Chair of the Board, such representative may sit at meetings of standing or special committees of the Board or at any other meetings. In order to ensure continuity, persons other than the representative so designated may not represent those organizations at meetings of the Board. Participation of any of the aforementioned representatives shall be at the expense of the organization which they represent and not an expense obligation of the Board.

2.  Meeting Notice

Notice of public meetings shall be given such representatives in the same manner and at the same time as notice is given members of the Board.

3.  Meeting Agenda

Not less than four days before any regular meeting, the Secretary shall provide to each representative a preliminary agenda setting forth the matters which are to be considered at the meeting.

4.  Representative Communications

Such representatives shall be entitled to speak but not to vote on any matter being considered at a public meeting of the Board or a committee and on other matters brought up for discussion by any member of the Board or the President of the University. Concerning any other matters, such representatives may communicate with the Board in accordance with Article III, Section 11 of the Bylaws of the Board.

BR, July 17, 1998; March 17, 2005; November 14, 2013 [Effective January 1, 2014]; July 11, 2019.