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University policy regarding appointment authority

  1. The president of the university shall appoint and remove all university personnel and fix compensation for same within the guidelines set forth by the board and by the laws of the state of Ohio and subject to subsequent approval by the board except that, as to the rank of executive vice president, senior vice president, and vice president, the board will be informed prior to appointment or removal. Said authority shall include but not be limited to the authority to award or deny tenure to probationary faculty and decide upon all promotions of faculty, subject to subsequent approval by the board.
  2. The president may delegate the authority to make administrative or staff appointments to appropriate vice presidents.
  3. The board has designated the vice president for human resources as appointing authority for nonacademic classified employees. The vice president for human resources may designate that authority to the director of personnel.
Policy Effective Date: 
Jul. 01, 2018
Policy Prior Effective Dates: 
4/19/1979, 6/19/1981, 11/22/1985, 12/29/1986, 8/5/1996, 6/1/2007, 3/1/2015