Board of Trustees

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A board of trustees (from the Latin cura = care , care , supervision , plural: board of trustees ) is a committee or body that has been given the task of looking after a specific project or taking care of it. Either advisory functions or supervision can come into play here. A single person on the board of trustees is also referred to as a curator . In Austria in particular , the term curator was also used as a synonym for guardian .

The term was already in use in the 18th century.

A board of trustees can, for example, be a foundation body .

See also

Wiktionary: Kuratorium  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  1. cura , frag-caesar, accessed on June 27, 2020
  2. Kuratorium , Duden online, accessed on June 27, 2020
  3. Curator , Duden online, accessed on June 23, 2020
  4. Trustees ,, accessed on June 27, 2020