Department Chair | Department of Accounting Handbook – College of Business Administration | Kent State University

Department Chair

The Department Chairperson is selected in accordance with procedures contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Chairperson is the chief executive officer of the Department and is expected to seek the advice and counsel of the FAC and to work in close cooperation with FAC members. The primary responsibility of the Chairperson is to provide academic leadership to the Department. The Chairperson has the responsibility and carries authority for such matters as the direction and supervision of the budget and personnel in the Department, conducting all necessary business for the Department, recommending all personnel actions to the Dean of the CBA and GSM, interpreting the needs of the Department to the Dean, recommending program and course offerings and changes, determining course and workload assignments, enforcing all College and University policies, regulations, and procedures, and performing such other assignments as may be assigned by the Dean.