BP 2200: Board of Education Duties and Responsibilities

The Board of Education governs on behalf of the residents of the Mt. Hood Community College District in accordance with the authority granted to it by state law.  The Board of Education is committed to fulfilling its responsibilities to:

  • Represent the public interest; 
  • Establish policies that define the institutional mission and set prudent, ethical, and legal standards for college operations; 
  • Assure the Board of Education operates in an open, accessible, welcoming spirit, and maintains an anti-racist culture that supports Mt. Hood Community College’s  commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Establish policies that ensure Mt. Hood Community College operates in an anti-racist manner that supports its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Hire and evaluate the President; 
  • Delegate power and authority to the chief executive to effectively lead Mt. Hood Community College; 
  • Assure fiscal health and stability; 
  • Monitor institutional performance and educational quality; and 
  • Advocate and protect Mt. Hood Community College. 

Adopted: 11/9/16

Revised: 12/15/21

References: NWCCU Standards 2.A.1
ORS 341.290, ORS 341.300 (traffic control)