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RSCC Policy GA-05-01; Duties of the President

RSCC Policy GA-05-01; Duties of the President

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Policy Number: GA-05-01
Subject: Duties of the President

The president of Roane State Community College (RSCC) shall be the chief executive head of the institution and of all its departments, and shall exercise such supervision and direction as will promote the efficient operation of the institution, consistent with the mission and policies of the Board of Regents and the applicable state and federal laws.

The president shall be responsible to the Board through the Chancellor for the operation and management of the institution and for the execution of all directives of the Board and of the Chancellor.

The president shall be the official medium of communication between the faculty and the Chancellor, and between the cabinet, senate, assembly, or any such body, either of the faculty or of the students, and the Chancellor. The president shall recommend annually to the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), through the Chancellor, the creation or continuance of positions of faculty and other employees of the institution. The president shall recommend annually to the Board of Regents, through Personnel and Compensation Committee, the creation or continuance of positions of faculty and other employees of the institution. The president shall have the authority to recommend or make appointments of personnel and, within budgetary limitations, to fix their salaries, and to recommend or approve promotions, transfers, leaves of absence, and removal of personnel, pursuant to the requirements of policies and procedures established by the Board, and subject to such prior approval or confirmation of the Board or the Chancellor as may be required by the Board.

The president shall make any report requested by the Chancellor or the Board regarding the institution under the president’s control.

The president provides leadership with vision and integrity to further the mission of the college. The president promotes the efficient operation of the college and administers it in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the TBR and state and federal laws applicable to an institution of higher education. The president will develop and execute an annual budget. The president will also ensure that appropriate accreditations be maintained for selected programs and maintain accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

The president is also the major fundraiser for the college.

Revision History: 02/23/2007, 08/10/2018

Revision History: 02/23/2007, 08/10/2018
TBR Policy Reference: TBR By-laws
Revision Date Effective: 11/25/2019
Revision Approval By: Christopher L. Whaley, President
Original Date Effective: 01/11/1988
Original Approval By: Cuyler A. Dunbar, President
Office Responsible: Office of the President
Reviewed: 10/07/2019

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