Board Role & Responsibilities

Trustee Delegated Responsibilities

SUMMARY: Delegation of Responsibilities and Authority of USHE Governing and Administrative Officers


The Utah System of Higher Education comprises 16 institutions, all with unique missions, but who are also working towards common goals and a unified vision. To ensure the System is efficient, effective, and delivers world-class instruction and research, the Utah Board of Higher Education and institutional boards of trustees must align responsibility and authority. The Board of Higher Education has established the following responsibilities and authorities for the Board, the boards of trustees, presidents, and the Commissioner.