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I. Title of Policy

1.3021 Trustee Authority, Appointments and General Powers of the Board

II. Objective of Policy

For the Trustees of Brookdale Community College to carry out their duties and responsibilities pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-12.

III. Authority

N.J.S.A 18A:64A-8, N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-9, N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-11, N.J.S.A 18A:64A-12, the Administrative Code of the County of Monmouth, and Board of Trustees Bylaw 1.2000 – Organization of the Board.

IV. Policy Statement

The Board of Trustees shall endeavor to carry out its duties and obligations outlined in, and as amended, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A: 64A – 9 and -12,  Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees Bylaws, MSCHE Standard VII and College Policies on Trustee Code of Ethics and Conduct.

The Board of Trustees shall be organized as set forth in N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-8 and meet the qualifications set forth in N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-9. Appointments will be filled based on  the provisions set forth in N.J.S.A. 18A 64A -9.


V. Responsibility for Implementation

Board of Trustees

Approved:  June 1995
Proposed Revision:  March 2014 – remanded to Governance committee
Proposed Revision:  Feb 2016 – review by Policy & Education Committee – remanded to Governance Committee for review in March 2016 Lodged: Lodging was waived March 2016
Approved:  March 2016
Approved: 2/22/2022 – previously named Trustee Appointments

Related Policies:     1.7060 Code of Ethics for Trustees of Brookdale Community College