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Board of Regents Governance

Standing Orders

Chapter 2

Legislative Representation

Adequate and appropriate representation of the University to the state Legislature and the Governor is of extreme importance to the Board of Regents, the University community, and the public. Except as may be otherwise designated, the President of the University or the President's designee is authorized to represent the Board of Regents and the University in all meetings requiring action by the Legislature or before the Governor. No other University officer or employee shall undertake to represent or to make representations to the Legislature or the Governor on behalf of the Board or the University without approval and authorization of the President.

BR, January 24, 1953; per Executive Order No. 47, Section 2: confirmed December 5, 2016.

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