The governance of the University is vested upon the Board of Regents of the West Visayas State University as constituted by P.D. no. 2019 and P.D. no. 1437. The Board of Regents exercise policy -making function in accordance with general policies, plans and programs on education as formulated by the Goverment.
The administration and the exercise of the University corporate powers are vested exclusively in the Board of Regents and the President of the University. It is an august body and works for the best interest of the University.