|1.||The separately organized colleges and schools established by action of the Board of Regents, as well as the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs and the University Libraries, are headed by academic administrators as follows:
|2.||The deans are responsible to the Provost for all matters relating to the educational, budgetary, and administrative affairs of their units. In these matters the dean:
|A.|| Is the representative of the Provost and also of the faculty in the college or school or the librarians of the University Libraries; and
|B.|| Is responsible for faithful observance by the college, school, or University Libraries of the general policies of the University.
|3.||The deans have direct access to the Provost and President to report
on developments or special problems in the college, school, or University Libraries.
The interests of all units are best served by maintaining constant contact with the
Provost, President, or the appropriate vice provost or vice president as indicated in
the functional outlines of their responsibilities described in Executive
Orders No. 4, No. 5,
No. 7, No. 9,
No. 10, No. 11,
No. 62, and No. 63.
|4.|| In accordance with established procedures, particularly those
prescribed by Faculty Code Chapters 23,
24, and 25, and,
when appropriate, in accordance with Executive Order No. 20, Section 2,
Subsection D, the deans of schools and colleges:
|A.||Shall transmit to the President, the Provost, or the appropriate vice provost
or vice president recommendations concerning personnel and budget; and
|B.|| Shall evaluate the educational activities of the college or school
and formulate plans for its future development.
|5.||The planning and coordination of the academic program throughout the
University is a major administrative responsibility shared largely between the Provost
and the deans of schools and colleges. Proposals for new academic programs usually result
from the initiative of individuals and groups throughout the University. The development
and implementation of such new programs frequently require coordinated attention by a number
of affected components of the University; hence any new program which involves or may involve
two or more schools or colleges should be directed early to the Provost so that the matter may
be referred to the appropriate deans of schools and colleges for review and discussion in
preliminary as well as later stages.
|6.||For interdisciplinary programs which involve two or more schools or
colleges, the Provost shall be responsible for coordination but may delegate to one of
the respective deans the principal administrative authority for supervision of the
|7.||The Dean of the University Libraries is responsible for the library facilities
on all University campuses, with the exception of the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library and the
Elisabeth C. Miller Library in the Center for Urban Horticulture.
|June 1, 1972; February 21, 1978; October 1, 1982; June 1, 1990; May 9, 2007; February 10, 2010; RC, November 16, 2010.|
For additional delegations of authority, see:
For related information, see: