Boards, Committees, and Councils

Board of Trustees

The University of Chicago is governed by the Board of Trustees. The Trustees are responsible for ensuring the capacity of the University to fulfill its mission for current and future generations.

The University of Chicago Medical Center is governed by a separate Board of Trustees.

The University Senate and the Ruling Bodies

The University Senate consists of Professors, Associate Professors, and Assistant Professors who have completed one year's full-time service on academic appointment at whatever rank; the President; the Provost; and the Vice Presidents.

All advisory, legislative, and administrative powers in the University concerning its educational work, except those vested in the President by the Board of Trustees, shall be exercised by, or be under the authority of, the Ruling Bodies specified in Section 12 of the Statutes of the University of Chicago, according to their respective jurisdictions.

The Ruling Bodies consist of:

* Not a Ruling Body

Additional Governance Structures Within the College

University-wide Standing Boards, Committees, and Councils

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