Part 9 Subpart 9-1 Travel and Entertainment Expense Incurred by Trustees

Sec. 9-101. Applicable Law Pertaining to Trustees' Reimbursement.

Trustees serve without compensation, but are entitled to actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of official duties.

Cross Reference:

Subpart 2-1. The University and the Board of Trustees under the Michigan constitution and related law.

Statutory Reference:

MCL 390.802 (1949 PA 114, as amended by 1963 PA 87 and 1963 (2nd Ex Sess) PA 22 and 1977 PA 231 and 1987 PA 157)

Attorney General Opinions:

Opinion No. 7055 (May 17, 2000) Disallowing tuition waiver for Wayne State University Board Members.

Sec. 9-102. Policy of the University Regarding Trustees' Travel and Entertainment Expenses.

  1. Trustees shall, in the discretion of the Board, be entitled to actual and necessary expenses incurred in performance of their official duties. Notwithstanding the foregoing, expenses incurred in connection with out-of-state travel (including transportation, meals, lodging and entertainment) require prior approval of the Executive Committee, and the Trustee seeking such approval must submit a proposed budget to the Executive Committee for its consideration.
  2. Trustees who seek reimbursement shall submit a voucher listing the expenses to which he or she is entitled under this policy, and the President of Ferris State University or his/her duly appointed representative is authorized to pay the same, consistent with past practice of the Board and this policy, upon receipt of such voucher and any requested documentation.

Prior Board Action:

Entire Subpart 9-1 included in October 19, 2001 Codification, Phase I.

Entire Subpart 9-1 included in October 22, 2004 Codification, Phase II.