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The Governing Council

the governing council


The Governing Council is the University’s collegiate governing body. It establishes policy lines in terms of strategy and programming, as well as the directives and procedures necessary to implement them in the areas of organization of teaching and academic staff, research, human and economic resources and budget preparation.

The Governing Council is formed by the rector, who is its Chair, the general secretary and general manager, fifteen members designated by the rector, preferably from among the diverse sectors of the university community, twenty members elected by the Senate in proportion to the composition of its different represented sectors, ten members elected by and among the faculty deans and directors of university schools, five members elected by and among the directors of departments and university research institutes, and three members of the Board of Trustees who do not belong to the university community.

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