Records of the TCU Board of Trustees
Identifier: RU 01
Scope and Contents
The record are arranged in four series: Series I. Minutes, 1889-1984. Series II. Executive Board Records, 1990-1998; Series III. Deceased Board of Trustees, 1903; 1960-2016. Series IV. Committees, 1963-1998.
Restrictions on Access
Partially restricted. Minutes of the Board of Trustees are restricted for 50 years from creation. Prior written permission from the TCU Chancellor's office is required to access the minutes.
Biographical / Historical
Established in 1874, the Board of Trustees helps TCU carry out its mission by setting policy and developing a long-term institutional strategy. The Board meets twice per year and consists of up to 50 members, and its bylaws also provide for emeritus and honorary members. The primary functions of the Board are to establish and promote the overall strategic direction for the university, hire and evaluate on a regular basis the Chancellor vis-a-vis his goal. Also, to undertake other duties based on current needs or issues under the leadership of an annually elected chair.
3.75 Linear feet
Language of Materials
The records consist of minutes of the Texas Christian University Board of Trustees from the years 1889-1984.
Vault AC 3-4; Vault: TTF-5-6 (boxes 10-13)UU A5-UU A6 (boxes 14-17)
Transferred from the Chancellor’s Office, June 2005.
- Guide to the Records of the Board of Trustees
- Compiled by Mike Strom
- January 2006
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