This regulation describes the administrative organization of the University. The Board of Trustees has full legal authority and responsibility for the governance of the University. The President is the chief executive officer of the University with broad authority delegated from the Board. The President is responsible for all official communication with the Board of Trustees, as well as the policy, planning, and development functions of the institution.
In 2001 the Board of Trustees adopted a Provost model for the University's administrative organization. The Provost model includes a Provost, an Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, and an Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, that report directly to the President, have broad authority delegated from the President, and comprise the chief administrative team that directs the activities of the University. The Provost is the chief academic officer for the University and oversees the research activities of the University. The Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration directs and oversees the resources of the University. The Executive Vice President for Health Affairs directs and oversees the clinical enterprises of the health care colleges and the University Hospital.
Governance, provost model
Effective Date: 3/17/2009
Responsible Official / Office: President