The Program Chair (hereinafter “Chair”) is the chief administrative officer of the Program (See, Appendix I of this Handbook) and reports directly to and is accountable to the Dean of the College (hereinafter “Dean”). The Chair is responsible for recording, maintaining, and implementing the policies and procedures stated in this Handbook through regular and thorough consultation with the Program faculty and the Program’s various committees as provided in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The Chair is an ex officio, non-voting member of all Program committees, and may make appointments as necessary and permitted to Program committees and to the various administrative and service positions in the Program.
The selection, review, and reappointment of the Chair is the responsibility of the Dean, who consults with the Program faculty on such matters. Procedures for the selection, review and reappointment of the Chair are included in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.