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Wayne State University Statutes

2.84.09 Indemnification; Wayne State University Foundation
   
2.84.09.010

Any person serving as a volunteeer member of the Wayne State University Foundation Board of Directors, or a committee of the Wayne State University Foundation, or as a non-director volunteer, shall be indemnified and held harmless from all costs, expenses and liabilities incurred by him or her in such capacity, if all of the following are met:

a) The volunteer was acting or reasonably believed he or she was acting within the scope of his or her authority;

b) The volunteer was acting in good faith;

c) the volunteer's conduct did not amount to gross negligence or willful misconduct;

d) the volunteer's conduct was not an intentional tort;

e) the volunteer's conduct was not a tort arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of a motor vehicle.

   
2.84.09.020

In all such cases, indemnification shall be available only if the University has provided counsel or given written consent to outside counsel.

   

Legislative History
Adopted May 1, 2013

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