Board Policy Manual
The Iowa Board of Regents has broad statutory authority, as outlined in Iowa Code, to exercise all the powers necessary and convenient for the effective administration of its office and the institutions under its control. The governance provided includes but is not limited to the following: establishes the missions, adopts strategic plans, makes educational policy, appoints presidents and other institutional officials, reviews and approves budgets for submission to the Governor and General Assembly, establishes and oversees annual operating budgets and personnel policies, pursues public policy and budget priorities, reviews and approves academic programs, and adjudicates disputes.
The Board governs and coordinates the operations of the Regent institutions under all applicable Iowa Code and Iowa Administrative Rules provisions.
The intent of this policy manual is to augment the Iowa Code and Administrative Rules to provide additional detail and direction not specifically provided by Iowa Code and Administrative Rules.
Chapter 1: The Board of Regents and Board of Regents Office
Chapter 2: Operations
Chapter 3: Academic Policies and Procedures
Chapter 4: Regent Institutions
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ALL POLICIES FOUND IN THIS POLICY MANUAL ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FROM TIME TO TIME AS APPROVED BY THE IOWA BOARD OF REGENTS