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board of trustees

noun
1.
an appointed or elective board that supervises the affairs of a public or private organization:
the board of trustees of the university; the art museum's board of trustees.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10
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Examples from the web for board of trustees
  • The theater's board of trustees has formed a committee to select new top leadership for the theater.
  • He is also chairman of the executive committee of its board of trustees.
  • As the family has grown, so has the board of trustees and the scope of the grants.
  • They installed a new board of trustees who brought in the new, moderate imam.
  • The mayor may appoint a single member of the board of trustees to be commissioner of the village police department.
  • One motivation of the board of trustees, clearly, is to try to contain the school's exposure to civil lawsuits.
  • Turner will also work with local, state and federal officials and provide logistical support to the board of trustees.

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