A Foundation depends above all upon volonteers. The first volunteers were the members of the “Foundation” working group which led to the setting up of the Foundation. The President of the Foundation, Régis Bello, carries out his duties unpaid. All members of the Boards are also unpaid. Everyone can offer time, knowledge, skills, contacts, or money to enable the new University of Strasbourg to achieve its goals.
A Bureau and more specialised committees will also be set up:
Of course, support staff ensures the Foundation’s day-to-day tasks. In the setting-up phase, the Foundation will recruit staff to make things easier for the volunteer staff. Nevertheless, the key contributors to the success of a foundation are the volunteers.