from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. by virtue of an office or position.


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  • The arts center board members—with the exception of Ms. Harris, who was named an ex-officio member—have agreed to raise $5 million each for the arts center.

    Arts Center at WTC Takes Step Forward

  • Tom Corbett, an ex-officio Penn State board member who voted along with other trustees to fire Mr. Paterno, said he was saddened by the news.

    Paterno's Death Prompts Debate Over Legacy

  • Tom Corbett, who is an ex-officio member of the board, said Wednesday that he was "personally disappointed in the lack of action" by Penn State officials, but didn't single anyone out and declined to comment specifically on Mr. Spanier or on Coach Joe Paterno, who was dismissed Wednesday night.

    Scandal Takes Out President Spanier

  • Tom Corbett, who is an ex-officio member of the board and initiated the investigation of Mr. Sandusky as the former attorney general, didn't comment on the board's decisions last year to fire Mr. Paterno and dismiss Mr. Spanier.

    Penn State Board Chairman Quits

  • We are honoured to welcome Mr. Scott Fraser, the new Executive Director of the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei as an ex-officio member of our board of directors as of this November.

    Never Forgotten Newsletter

  • We are honoured to welcome David Campbell, the new Director - General of the British Trade and Cultural Office in Taipei as an ex-officio member of our board of directors as of this January.

    Never Forgotten Newsletter

  • And even though the Board of Trustees eliminated parity a few years ago, alumni still elect one-third of the non ex-officio trustees.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Joseph Asch ’79 For Dartmouth Trustee:

  • Five other members, including Pennsylvania's governor, are ex-officio members.

    Penn State Alumni Push for Changes

  • The landmarks commissioners are appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an ex-officio member of Carnegie's board.

    Elizabeth Sargent, Last Carnegie Hall Towers Resident, Kicked Out

  • The lieutenant governor, secretary of commerce and trade, and senior economic advisor serve as ex-officio members.

    McDonnell names commission on higher ed.


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