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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.

Audit Committee
Michael Warren (chair), Gina M. Raimondo, Kathleen E. Walsh

Buildings & Grounds Committee
John Rice (chair), Michael J. Cavanagh, Catharine Bond Hill, Ann Miura-Ko, Annette Thomas, Michael Warren, Lei Zhang

Compensation Committee
Catharine Bond Hill (chair), William E. Kennard, Kathleen E. Walsh

Development & Alumni Affairs Committee
Joshua Bekenstein (chair), Michael J. Cavanagh, Charles W. Goodyear, Marla Grossman#, Jerry W. Henry*, William E. Kennard, Ann Miura-Ko, David Sze

Educational Policy Committee
Catharine Bond Hill (chair), Carlos R. Moreno, Eve Hart Rice, John Rice, Joshua L. Steiner, Annette Thomas, Lei Zhang

Finance Committee
William E. Kennard (chair), Joshua Bekenstein, Michael J. Cavanagh, Charles W. Goodyear, Catharine Bond Hill, Ann Miura-Ko, John Rice, Joshua L. Steiner, Michael Warren, Lei Zhang

Honorary Degrees Committee
Eve Hart Rice (chair), Carlos R. Moreno, Annette Thomas, Lei Zhang

Institutional Policies Committee
Charles W. Goodyear (chair), Joshua Bekenstein, William E. Kennard, Carlos R. Moreno, Gina M. Raimondo, Eve Hart Rice, Joshua L. Steiner, David Sze, Kathleen E. Walsh

Investments Committee
Michael J. Cavanagh (chair), Charles W. Goodyear, Joshua L. Steiner, Michael Warren

Investor Responsibility Committee
Kathleen E. Walsh (chair), Catharine Bond Hill, John Rice

School of Medicine Committee
Joshua Bekenstein (chair), Ann Miura-Ko, Eve Hart Rice, Annette Thomas, Kathleen E. Walsh, Lei Zhang

Trusteeship Committee
Catharine Bond Hill (chair), Joshua Bekenstein, Charles W. Goodyear, William E. Kennard, Eve Hart Rice, John Rice, Kathleen E. Walsh

# Chair, Yale Alumni Fund
* Chair, Yale Alumni Association Board of Governors