The University Senate is the governing body entrusted with authority to act upon educational matters and regulations of the academic community.
The University Council is an independent oversight governing body of the University. It sets and approves policies; manages checks and balances to ensure the University fulfills its mandate. The Council consists of different stakeholders among them prominent public and business people, and a representation from the University Staff, Students and Alumni.
Being the supreme Administrative and Financial body of the University, the Council functions through three Boards: the Planning Board, the Finance Board and the Appointments and Staff Welfare Board.
The general functions of the Boards are:
- The Finance Board oversees the financial administration of the University, including the presentation of the annual budget.
- The Planning and Development Board oversees the strategic planning, the acquisition and disposition of real property, and the raising of funds for the University.
- The Appointments Board and Staff Welfare Board oversees the Personnel policy of the University and shall establish positions on the staff and approve appointments to the staff.