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Section II: COC Core Requirement

2.3 The institution has a chief executive officer whose primary responsibility is to the institution and who is not the presiding officer of the board.



JUDGMENT OF COMPLIANCE

Compliance.

NARRATIVE/JUSTIFICATION FOR JUDGMENT OF COMPLIANCE

University President Ray M. Keck, III is the institution's Chief Executive Officer.  The presidents of component universities are appointed by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on the recommendation of The Texas A&M University System Chancellor (The Texas A&M University System Policy 02:01: Board of Regents, Section 1.3(3) and Section 1.5), and serve under direction from the Chancellor (The Texas A&M University System Policy 02.05: Presidents of Component Universities), having the following duties and responsibilities and such others as may be duly delegated by the Chancellor or the Board:

  • Administer the total program of the institution under the president's jurisdiction. Recommend to the Chancellor and the Board of Regents the appropriate goals, purposes, and role and scope for the institution.

  • Recommend an organizational structure (Organizational Chart) necessary to implement the purpose and mission of the institution and recommend the establishment of administrative offices appropriate thereto.

  • Recommend to the Chancellor the appointment of all personnel requiring appointment by the Board of Regents.

  • Conduct regular periodic evaluations of each administrative officer.

  • Coordinate the planning, development and operation of all activities and programs of the institution.

  • Develop legislative budget requests and submit to the Chancellor for recommendation and action by the Board of Regents.

  • Develop annual budgets for operation and construction and submit to the Chancellor for recommendation and action by the Board of Regents.

  • Administer the business and financial management of the institution. The management function includes, but is not limited to, budget preparation and implementation, financial and property accounting, the auditing of all expenditures and bills presented for payment, and the preparation of such financial reports as may be required.

  • Develop procedures and standards for personnel administration, including those for employment, wage and salary administration, pay plans and classification, termination and conditions of employment in conformity with policies, practices and procedures of the System.

  • Provide for the operation and maintenance of the physical plant, the purchase of supplies and equipment, and the maintenance of appropriate inventories and records of real and personal properties under the jurisdiction of the institution.

  • Explain System policy to the staff and explain the institution's program needs to the Chancellor.

  • Serve as the institutional representative with appropriate former student associations and any institutionally related development foundations.

The President of the University is not a member of the Board of Regents. (The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents Photo and Biographies)





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SOURCE

LOCATION/Special Instructions

University President Ray M. Keck, III http://www.tamiu.edu/president/

The Texas A&M University System Policy 02:01:  Board of Regents, Section 1.3(3) and Section 1.5

http://sago.tamu.edu/policy/02-01.htm

Backup Link:

http://www.tamiu.edu/archives/sago-policy-02-01.htm

The Texas A&M University System Policy 02.05: Presidents of Component Universities

http://sago.tamu.edu/policy/02-05.htm

Backup Link:

http://www.tamiu.edu/archives/sago-policy-02-05.htm

Organizational Chart http://www.tamiu.edu/org-chart.pdf Adobe Acrobat File
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents Photo and Biographies

http://tamusbor.tamu.edu/biographies/regents.htm

Backup Link:

http://www.tamiu.edu/archives/regents.htm



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