board of trustees
The full name of the university’s governing board is capitalized as follows:
The Board of Trustees of Samford University
Short forms of the name are not capitalized:
The board of trustees met Monday.
The university’s board of trustees will meet Monday.
Capitalize the names of other boards of trustees only when you use the complete, formal name:
buildings, names of
Auburn University’s board of trustees met with Samford’s board of trustees last week.
He has served on the board of trustees of that corporation for several years.
The Board of Trustees of Samford University voted Monday to add degree programs in medicine and engineering.