BYLAWS OF TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE
Amended by the Board of Trustees November 5, 2011
COMMITTEES AND BOARDS OF OVERSEERS
5.6 COMMITTEE ON TRUSTEESHIP.
5.6.1 There shall be a Committee on Trusteeship consisting of no fewer than five Trustees, including the Chair of the Board of Trustees. Any Trustee, except the Chair of the Board and the President, who has served on this Committee for three consecutive years, shall not be eligible for reelection to it for one year following the completion of said three consecutive years.
5.6.2 The Committee on Trusteeship shall nominate highly qualified and committed individuals to fill vacancies among the Charter Trustees and shall invite recommendations from the entire University community. The Committee’s nominations will be made in a confidential report to the Board of Trustees submitted at least three weeks prior to the date of the meeting at which such Trustees are to be elected. The identity of such nominees shall not be disclosed until and unless authorized by the Board of Trustees.
5.6.3 The Committee on Trusteeship shall have the responsibility for ensuring that a program for the orientation of new Trustees is maintained and implemented. It shall periodically recommend to the Executive Committee initiatives by which the performance of the Board of Trustees shall be enhanced and assessed.
5.6.4 The Committee on Trusteeship shall consider and present to the Board of Trustees nominations for the officers, a chair and other members of the Executive Committee, a chair and other members of each standing committee and subcommittee, to be elected at the annual meeting of the Trustees. All nominations for the officers other than the Chair of the Board of Trustees, any Vice Chairs of the Board, and President shall be made by the Committee on Trusteeship after receiving and considering the recommendations of the President of the University with respect thereto.
5.6.5 The Chair of the Board of Trustees shall present to the Board of Trustees nominations of members of the Committee on Trusteeship.