1.31 Responsibilities of the President


(Adopted 12-3-1968; Reaffirmed 12-2-1991; Revised 2-4-2002, 3-8-2021)

The President of the College shall be the Chief Executive Officer through which the Board carries out its program and exercises its policies. The President may delegate to subordinate officers of the College such powers as the President may deem desirable to be exercised under her/his supervision and direction.

Within the framework of policies adopted by the Board, the President shall exercise discretionary authority in carrying out responsibilities of the position. Subject to Board of Trustees overview, the President shall provide leadership for the College to fulfill its stated educational mission by providing for an effective organization and administration, providing sound stewardship and development of all College resources, providing stewardship of the College’s image, conducting appropriate planning, and establishing effective links between the College and its students, communities, and educational constituencies.

Procedures (Revised 3-8-2021, 6-14-2021)

1.31.1 The President shall perform the following functions and be responsible for:

  1. Designing and overseeing the organization and administration of the College.
  2. Making policy recommendations to the Board on all matters that affect the College and overseeing the implementation of all Board policies.
  3. Recommending all additions or changes in personnel and in personnel policies.
  4. Submitting an annual budget and administering the Board-approved budget.
  5. Formulating of all reports as may be required by the Board and by local, state, or national agencies.
  6. Recommending to the Board site locations and site utilization.
  7. Directing the development of the campus building program.
  8. Creating appropriate committees and appointing representative employees to such committees, both standing and ad hoc, as deemed necessary to support and enhance the mission and effectiveness of the institution.
  9. Recommending the establishment of citizen advisory committees.
  10. Lending influence in the development of higher education programs in local, state, and national committees and organizations and linking the institution’s stakeholders to the wider community.
  11. Performing such other duties as may be assigned or delegated by the Board of Trustees.