2,582: Osher Life Long Learning Institute
Revised: March 2018
The Osher Life Long Learning Institute (OLLI) is a program at the University of Nevada, Reno housed in Extended Studies.
As an entity reporting to the Vice Provost for Extended Studies, OLLI is subject to all NSHE and university policies and procedures including, but not limited to, discrimination, safety and confidentiality policies.
OLLI shall be headed by an Executive Director appointed by the Vice Provost for Extended Studies with the approval of the President. The Executive Director shall develop policies and procedures, after receiving input from the advisory council of OLLI, which shall become effective only upon review by the Executive Vice President & Provost and approval by the President. OLLI shall not have bylaws. The policies and procedures shall be the governing documents for the program. Any previously existing bylaws are now null and void.
The Executive Director shall be responsible for developing and managing the budget. OLLI shall manage all funds through university and/or foundation accounts, following existing university and/or foundation financial procedures. Expenditures shall be made only through the Executive Director. The Executive Director shall be responsible for hiring and supervising staff in accordance with NSHE and university employment policies and procedures and/or state and federal law.
Requirements for membership in OLLI shall be stated in the policies and procedures.
OLLI shall have an Advisory Council. The advisory council shall be composed of OLLI members, who are volunteers, and shall consist of no less than 10 and no more than 20 members. No more than five (5) advisory council members shall be appointed by the Executive Director; other advisory council members shall be elected by the OLLI membership. The role of the advisory council is to offer input to the Executive Director as requested. Members of the Advisory Council shall complete the formal university volunteer agreement.
OLLI may have standing committees, as determined by the Executive Director following input from the Advisory Council.
The amount of dues and payment requirements shall be included in the policies and procedures.
Membership in OLLI does not constitute university employment; however, members are not barred from university employment in accordance with NSHE and university employment policies and procedures and/or state and federal law.
Advisory Council members shall be volunteers so long as they adhere to the university approved volunteer agreement. Other members who are not on the Advisory Council may be required to adhere to the university approved volunteer agreement.
Any OLLI member may be required to sign liability waivers before participating in or volunteering for some program activities as determined by BCN Risk Management.