Board of Trustees

Dates in existence: 1867-present
Brief history: The Board of Trustees is the oldest part of the University, having been established by Johns Hopkins on August 24, 1867, when he filed a certificate of incorporation for “The Johns Hopkins University” and named the first 12 trustees.

Related Retention Schedules:

Series Applicability/Use Retention Period Disposition Schedule Status Approval Date
Calendar Master calendar listing when Board and committee meetings are scheduled Only as needed for business purposes Destroy when no longer needed for business purposes Draft
Correspondence Includes email sent from the Secretary and the Chairman of the Board to the entire Board, as well as individual members and others regarding substantive business only. Permanent Transfer to archives when no longer in active business use Draft
Official Website Does not include members-only portions of the site Permanent Archives to capture copies at least annually Draft

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