II.D.1. Office of the President
The President is elected without stated term by the Board of Trustees. He or she shall be the
chief executive officer of the corporation. Although faculty members normally take their
problems and suggestions to those holding administrative responsibilities under the President,
they should feel free to consult with and advise the President. All administrative staff and
faculty members are directly or indirectly responsible to the President. The President’s powers
and responsibilities are detailed in Section 4.7 of theCollege Bylaws .
Members of the Senior Staff are the President, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic
Affairs, Associate Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for
Administration and Community Initiatives, Senior Vice President for Finance and Chief
Financial Officer, Vice President for Planning & Effectiveness, Senior Vice President for
Institutional Advancement, Vice President for Admission and Financial Planning, Vice President
of Information Technology, Vice President for Student Development, and the Executive
Assistant to the President. .With the exception of the week that the President’s Council is
convened, Senior Staff meets weekly.
The President’s Council is composed of the Senior Staff, Director of Communications, Director
of Athletics, Associate Vice President for Finance and Comptroller, Director of Financial
Planning, Chaplain, the academic Area Chairs, the (co)chairs of the Faculty Advisory
Committee, and (co) chairs of the Staff Advisory Council. The President’s Council meets
monthly. The members of the President’s Council are appointed by the President.
Executive Assistant to the President
The Executive Assistant to the President coordinates and implements many of the activities
originating in the President's Office.
II.D.2. Office of Academic Affairs
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
The Provost of the College is the principal academic officer of the College. The Provost is
by the President after consultation with the Faculty. The decision of the President is
The Provost represents the administration in working with the Faculty to establish and
maintain acceptable standards for student academic performance, revise the curriculum, and
oversee the total academic life of the College. The Provost represents the Faculty in the
preparation of the annual operating budget as a member of the Budget Committee and in other
areas of College policy-making in which the Faculty is not otherwise directly represented. The
Provost has been designated by the President to preside at faculty meetings, in accord with the
President’s powers listed in Section 4.7 of the College Bylaws.