Benedict College is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees. The Board makes a conscious effort to be as representative as possible and includes among its members qualified individuals representing higher education and the church, as well as business and community leaders and student, faculty, and alumni members. The Board is assisted in its work by several standing committees.
The President of the College is the Chief Executive Officer of the College. He is appointed by the Board of Trustees and is charged with the day-to-day operation of the College.
The College consist of five divisions. Each is managed by a Vice President who reports to the President.