The board of trustees has the following twelve standing committees whose responsibilities are outlined in the by-laws. These committees meet from one to five times per year, often in conjunction with meetings of the full board.
The board periodically has special committees. For example, approximately every five years there is a committee to coordinate the Institutional Assessment.
Buildings & Grounds Committee
Development & Alumni Affairs Committee
Educational Policy Committee
Honorary Degrees Committee
Institutional Policies Committee
Investor Responsibility Committee
School of Medicine Committee