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II.D. ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION
Administrative Structure
Serving under the President are several officers, one for each major area of administration. The
functions of the principal administrative officers are summarized below.
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I.D.1. Office of the President
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 the College Bylaws.
General Officers
The President, Provost, Vice President for Administration, Associate Vice President for
Information Technology, Associate Vice President for Finance, Vice President for Student
Affairs, Dean of Enrollment Management, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, and
Vice President for Communications are the General Officers of the College. The General
Officers meet weekly. The General Officers 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
The Provost of the College is the principal academic officer of the College. The Provost is
appointed
by the President after consultation with the Faculty. The decision of the President is
final.
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.
The Provost works with Department Chairs to recruit and recommend the appointment of new
members of the Faculty to the President. Working with appropriate committees of the Faculty,