FORMATION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Istanbul Aydın University-Main Regulation-Section Two
Article 5-(1) The Board of Trustees; represents the legal entity of the University as the highest decision-making body.
(2) The Board of Trustees consists of seven members and these members shall be elected from the candidates who have the conditions and qualifications stipulated by the general assembly of the founding foundation and at least two-thirds of these members are elected from the candidates who have higher education diploma at bachelor's degree level. The names of the members of the Board of Trustees shall be notified to the Higher Education Council within thirty days after the date of election.
(3) The period of office of the Board of Trustees' members is four years. The Members whose period of office ended can be elected again. If a member's period of office ends or a member leaves due to other reasons, a new member is elected to complete the remaining period.
(4) The number of the members, who are elected from the president and members of the General Assembly of the Founding Foundation, their first degree blood relatives and the relatives by marriage and spouses, shall not exceed two.
(5) The Rector, an ordinary member of the Board of Trustees, cannot be elected as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and cannot attend the meetings about himself/herself. Being a member of the Board of Trustees is an honorary membership. The members may be given right of access, right of way and attendance fee with the decision of the General Assembly of the Founding Foundation. The amount to give to the members shall not exceed twelve in one year and shall not exceed the stipulated fee for each meeting of the General Assembly of Higher Education members in the Article 6 of the Law numbered 2547. No payment can be made to the president and members of the Board of trustees except this one. However, the duty expenses of the President and members of the Board of Trustees spent in the country and abroad during fulfilling the various services and duties of the University will be paid.
The Tasks of the Board of Trustees
ARTICLE 6 – (1) The tasks of the Board of Trustees are as follows:
a) To represent the legal entity of the University,
b) To appoint the Rector by taking the positive opinion of the Higher Education Council and to discharge the Rector in accordance with the procedure applied during the appointment,
c) To accept regulatory procedures related to the University and ensure they go in effect,
d) To finalize the suggestions given by the Rectorate to the Higher Education Council in order to establish, unite or close faculties, institutes, schools, vocational schools, departments/programs, major fields of study, art majors, application and research centers, conservatoires, preparatory classes.
e) To review and accept the University budget prepared by the Rectorate and submitted for approval of the Board of Trustees and to monitor applications,
f) To determine the annual tuition fees to be taken from the students,
g) To determine the number of students to accept and the scholarship quota offered to the Higher Education Council and proposed by the Senate every academic year,
h) To determine the status of academic and administrative managers, academicians and the other personnel to be appointed in the University within the framework of the provisions of relevant legislation and to approve their contracts, appointments, promotions and dismissals,
j) To control the movable and real property of the University,
k) To delegate some of its authorization within the measure and duration it deems appropriate to the managers of the University,
l) To work on the establishment, closure or union of techno parks in the University according to the provisions of the relevant legislation,
m) To appoint an adequate number of expert consultants to receive consultancy services in the areas regarding management in accordance with the needs of the University.
FORMATION OF THE SENATE
ARTICLE 13 – (1) The Senate is chaired by the Rector and consists of vice-rectors, deans, one faculty member from each faculty elected by their own boards for three years, institute and school principals affiliated to the Rectorate. The University's General Secretary is the reporter of the Senate. The head of the student council can attend to the Senate meetings without the right to vote on issues related to the students.
(2) The Senate convenes at least twice a year. The Rector may convene the Senate for an extraordinary meeting when deemed necessary.
The Tasks of the Senate
ARTICLE 14 – (1) The Senate is an academic part of the University and its tasks are as follows:
a) To take decision on the principles of the University's education, scientific research and publication activities,
b) To prepare drafts regarding the regulatory processes concerning the University and present its opinion to the Rector,
c) To determine which methods will be used during student acceptance to all education programs such as associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctorate degree programs, how many students will be accepted and to propose this information to the Rector,
d) To decide the University's academic calendar, all education programs, course programs, credit-hour values, education processes and distribution of this data according to semesters,
e) To prepare proposals about the use of a foreign language or Turkish in a part of a program or department or in all of them to present it to the Council of Higher Education,
f) To propose opening of educational programs in the form of dual, summer, night and adult education programs, to determine these programs' contents and durations and to propose these data to the Higher Education Council,
g) To determine the criteria of application documents to promote and appoint to professorship, associate professorship and assistant professorship,
h) To finalize the proposals of the faculty boards on this subject in order to give honorary academic titles without examinations,
I) To examine and resolve the objections made to the decisions of the faculty boards, institute and school boards affiliated to the Rectorate,
j) To elect members for the Board of Directors of the University,
k) To accomplish the other tasks given in the other relevant regulation.
FORMATION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ARTILE 15 – (1) The Board of Directors; is chaired by the Rector, comprised of deans and three professors elected by the Senate in order to represent the different units and staff of the University for four years. General Secretary is the reporter of the Board of Directors. The vice-rectors and head of the student council can attend to the Board of Directors' meetings without voting power.
The Tasks of the Board of Directors
ARTICLE 16 – (1) The Board of Directors is an auxiliary body to the Rector and senior management of the University in narrow-scoped activities. The tasks of the Board of Directors are as follows:
a) To present opinions to the Rector in accordance with the plans and programs determined in the implementation of the decisions of the Higher Education supreme institutions, Board of Trustees and Senate,
b) To arrange the student registration schedule to ensure the implementation of activity plans and programs and to specify the criteria and examination process that will be used to determine the foreign language levels of the students,
c) To finalize the subjects related to the prerequisite courses and attendance to the courses from upper classes,
d) To determine the conditions for admission and registration of special students to the University within the framework of the decisions of the Higher Education Council and to adopt these students,
e) To take decisions on the subjects opened by the Rector regarding the University administration,
f) To examine and resolve the objections to the decisions of the faculty, institute, school, vocational school board of directors
g) To ensure the participation of the head of the University's student council in the meetings to discuss issues related to the students.
h) To accomplish the other tasks given in the other relevant regulation.