Bylaws of the Trustees of Mount Holyoke College

Amended and Restated By Vote of the Board of Trustees October 27, 2012

Article I: The Corporation

  • Name
  • Articles of Organization and Purposes 
  • Location
  • Corporate Seal
  • Fiscal Year

Article II: The Trustees

  • Powers & Responsibilities
  • Number; Composition
  • Terms of Office
  • Election
  • Responsibilities
  • Resignation or Removal
  • Trustee Fellows

Article III: Meetings

  • Regular Meetings
  • Special Meetings
  • Notice of Meetings
  • Presence Through Communications Equipment
  • Quorum; Voting
  • Action by Written Consent

Article IV: Structure of the Board of Trustees

  • Officers and Committees
  • Other Officers
  • Special Committees
  • Quorum and Call for Meetings
  • Elections of Board Officers and Committees
  • Chair of the Board
  • Vice Chair

Article V: Committees

  • Executive Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Nominating & Governance Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Student Affairs Committee
  • Conference Committee
  • Advancement Committee
  • College Relations Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Five Colleges and Technology Committee
  • Institutional Risk Committee

Article VI: President of the College

  • Relation to Trustees
  • Relation to Faculty
  • Promotions and Appointments
  • Authority and Duties

Article VII: Officers of the College

  • Officers of the College
  • Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
  • Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer
  • Vice President for Advancement
  • Vice President for Enrollment
  • Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of the College
  • Secretary of the College

Article VIII: The Faculty

  • Definition
  • Meetings, Rules, and Committees
  • Grant of Power
  • Subject to Trustee Control

Article IX: Nondiscrimination

  • Nondiscrimination Policies

Article X: Indemnification and Personal Liability

  • Indemnification
  • Personal Liability

Article XI Bylaw Amendments

  • Changes in Bylaws