The legal body that governs the university is the board of trustees. It is the final authority on setting our important policies, on the definition of major goals, and on the preservation of the academic mission.
CEO, Industrial Equities, LLP
Partner and Chairman of the Exec. Board, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, L.L.P.
Founding Publisher, MSP Communications
President Emeritus, University of St. Thomas
Communications and Community Relations Consultant, Dorn Communications
Chairman and CEO, Dougherty Financial Group LLC; Interim Chair of the Board
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Piper Jaffray
Retired Chairman, KPMG LLP
Chairman, Wabash Management Inc.
President and Owner, Geoffrey Carlson Gage
President, University of Detroit Mercy
President, Zeller Realty Group
Chairman and Executive Director, GHR Foundation
Managing Partner and President, The Penrose Group
President, Centera Corporation
Chair and CEO, Hubbard Radio
President and CEO, MLM Partners
President Emeritus, University of Notre Dame
Vice President for Mission, University of St. Thomas
CEO, Jeane Thorne, Inc.
Chairman Emeritus, Meritex Enterprises & McNeely Foundation
Chairman and CEO, QuinStar Investment Partners, LLC
Chairman, Central Financial Services, Inc. - Interim Vice Chair of the Board
U.S. Circuit Judge, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
CEO, Professional Services Consultants, LLC
Chairman, Sunrise Community Banks
President, Ryan Companies US, Inc.
President, University of St. Thomas
EVP and Chief Legal Officer, Optum
President, Wilderson and Associates, Inc.
Partner, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
President & CEO, Security Life Insurance Co.
The Board of Trustees holds meetings three times per year, in February, May and October. The Executive Committee of the Board meets bi-monthly.