The Dean is the chief administrative officer of the College who reports directly to and is accountable to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (hereinafter the “Provost’).  The Dean is responsible for recording, maintaining, and implementing the policies and procedures stated in this Handbook through regular consultation with the tenured and tenure-track faculty (hereinafter the “Faculty”) and the College’s various committees.  The Dean is appointed by the Provost in consultation with the Search Committee and the Faculty of the College.  Procedures for conducting the selection and review processes of the Dean are included in the University Policy Register.