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Office of General Counsel Policies & Guidelines

Duties of the Presidents and Directors : 1:03:02:00

Policy/Guideline Area

Governance, Organization, and General Policies

Applicable Divisions

TCATs, Community Colleges, Universities

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to set out the duties of the institutional Presidents and Directors.

Policy/Guideline

  1. Presidents
    1. The president of each university and community college in the System shall be the executive head of the institution and of all its departments, and shall exercise such supervision and direction as will promote the efficient operation of the institution.
    2. He or she shall be responsible to the Board through the Chancellor for the operation and management of the institution and for the execution of all directives of the Board and of the Chancellor.
    3. The president shall have direct access to the Board by submitting reports to the Board at its regular meetings and shall meet with the Board on such occasions.
    4. He or she shall be the official medium of communication between the faculty and the Chancellor, and between the council, senate, assembly, or any such body, either of the faculty or of the students, and the Chancellor.
    5. The president shall recommend annually to the Board of Regents, through the Chancellor, the creation or continuance of positions of faculty and other employees of the institution.
    6. He or she shall have the authority to recommend or make appointments of personnel and, within budgetary limitations, to fix their salaries, and to recommend or approve promotions, transfers, leaves of absence, and removal of personnel, pursuant to the requirements of policies and procedures established by the Board, and subject to such prior approval or confirmation of the Board or the Chancellor as may be required by the Board.
    7. The president shall make an annual report to the Board, through the Chancellor, of the work and condition of the institution under his or her control.
  2. Directors
    1. The director of each college of applied technology in the System shall be the executive head of the institution and of all its departments, and shall exercise such supervision and direction as will promote the efficient operation of the institution.
    2. He or she shall be responsible to the Board and Chancellor, through the senior member of the Board staff for colleges of applied technology, for the execution of all directives of the Board and of the Chancellor.
    3. The director shall have access to the Board by submitting reports to the Board at its regular meetings through a representative director who shall meet with the Board on such occasions.
    4. The director shall be the official medium of communication between the faculty and the Chancellor, and between the council, senate, assembly, or any such body, either of the faculty or of the students, and the Chancellor.
    5. He or she shall make an annual report to the Board, through the Chancellor, of the work and condition of the college under his or her control.
    6. The director shall have specific responsibilities as delegated by the Chancellor for the operation and management of the institution.

Sources

Board of Regents Bylaws, as amended

Related Policies

Contact

Mickey Sheen
615-366-4437
mickey.sheen@tbr.edu