Board of Trustees
SCAD, a private, international nonprofit university for the arts, is governed by the university's elected Board of Trustees
, which serves as the university's supreme authority by establishing broad policies for SCAD, securing financial resources to adequately support the institution's goals and electing the president. The SCAD administration is accountable to the Board of Trustees. Board members direct the administration of the university to implement and comply with the policies and guidelines required by the criteria for accreditation issued by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Board of Trustees holds biannual meetings to transact and resolve business.
Boards of Visitors
The SCAD Board of Visitors
is a voluntary board consisting of leaders in business, government, education, art and design. The board serves the university as an advocacy and support organization, with a special focus on facilitating the growth and development of SCAD.