The Board of Trustees oversees the affairs of the University of Pittsburgh and promotes its charitable, scientific and educational purposes. Specific responsibilities include the approval of the University mission; the recruitment, appointment and evaluation of the chancellor; and stewardship of Pitt resources and assets. General administrative, academic and management authority is delegated to the chancellor.
Providing superior undergraduate and graduate programs…engaging in research, artistic and scholarly activities to extend the frontiers of knowledge…these and other goals are detailed in the Pitt mission statement approved by the Board of Trustees.
Under the board's Statement of Aspiration and Strategic Priorities, Pitt's work in the years ahead will center on consistently delivering excellence in education, making contributions of impact through pioneering research, building community strength, extending the University's global reach, providing top value and securing an adequate resource base.
Policies and Procedures
- Resolution Adopting Rules for Board of Trustees Meetings
- Statement of Trustee Commitment and Responsibilities
- Policy on Naming Buildings
- Socially Responsible Investing Screening Process
For information on University-wide policies and procedures, visit the Office of Policy Development and Management website.