PROVOST AND VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Section 1. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs shall
be the second officer of the University: shall be appointed by
the President with the approval of the Board of Regents; shall
be a member of the faculty of each college and school, of the
Administrative Council, and of the University Senate; and shall
be a member ex officio of all faculty committees, councils, and
A. General Responsibilities:
- The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs shall
make recommendations to the President regarding the internal operations
of the University.
- He or she shall assign responsibilities for and evaluate completion
of the academic objectives of the University to all appropriate
- He or she shall monitor the functions and officials of the
University's academic administration and correct any conduct not
consistent with the professional and legal fulfillment of the
University's purposes and objectives.
- He or she shall be responsible for the preparation of the
annual academic budget and the preservation of its integrity.
- He or she shall evaluate, on a written annual basis, the performance
of all officials reporting directly to his or her office.
- He or she shall preside over the meetings of the University
Senate in the absence of the President.
- He or she shall be responsible for planning the academic future
of the University.
- He or she shall be responsible for implementation of applicable
academic policies of the Board of Regents of the University System
- He or she may choose such associates and assistants as may
be necessary, and upon appointment to such post by the President
and with the approval of the Chancellor and the Board of Regents,
these persons so chosen will assist in the conduct of his or her
B. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
shall also be responsible for the performance of the following
- The coordination, correlation, and support (including library
support) of instruction, research, and public service programs.
- Supervision of the business and financial operations as they
relate to academic affairs.
- The coordination of all other administrative services. His
or her office shall direct the various services of the University
to assure maximum benefit to the educational programs and community
interests, while restraining the unwise use of University resources.
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