GR VIII - University Appointments

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Governing Regulation VIII - University Appointments [PDF]



This regulation describes the Board of Trustees' process for appointment of the President and outlines the composition of the joint search committee. It defines the criteria for faculty and staff positions that must be appointed by the Board of Trustees and those that may be appointed by the President, as well as those that must be reported to the Board of Trustees. It also provides the policies and procedures for acting appointments and search committees for the Provost and chief administrative officers of educational units, and establishes the terms for department chairs and directors.


Topics Include

Appointment of the President, Presidential Search Committee, Employee Appointments, Faculty Appointments, Search Committees, Terms of Chairs and Directors


Regulation Information

Effective Date: 12/11/2012

Responsible Official / Office: Board of Trustees


Related Materials

KRS 164.220 - Appointment, salaries and retirement benefits of university personnel

KRS 164.225 - Board's exclusive jurisdiction over appointments, qualifications, compensation, promotions, and retirement programs

AR 1:4 - The Planning, Budgeting, and Assessment Cycle