Section II - Administration

II A 2

Board of Trustees - Powers and Duties

To outline the authority and responsibilities of the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees shall:

  1. Elect the President of the College and delegate the employment of all other College personnel to the President.
  2. Guarantee and protect academic freedom in the College. The Board of Trustees shall require the exercise of responsible judgment on the part of personnel of the College as they exercise freedom in accomplishing the objectives of the College. Randolph Community College is dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge, the engendering and development of skills, competencies and understandings, and the nurture of those personal and intellectual habits and attitudes which are peculiar to responsible individuals in a free and open democratic society.
  3. Establish and disestablish programs and courses of instruction offered and conducted by Randolph Community College. Authority for such actions may be delegated to the President of the College subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees.
  4. Approve and adopt current expense and capital outlay budgets; recommend approved budgets to the proper agency; make such changes in the budgets as are permissible under regulations of the agency involved.
  5. Periodically review the fiscal operations of the College in all budget areas and review all other financial activity.
  6. Have the responsibility for approval of the planning, operation and fiscal policy of all activities of the College.
  7. Adopt and record such rules, regulations and directives as may be deemed necessary to ensure consistent and equitable administration of the College.
  8. Evaluate the President of the College annually and report the evaluation, as required, to the State Board of Community Colleges.
  9. Exercise, at all times, its control of the College through the President of the College.


Adopted: 04/15/1999