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    Section 2-101 Chief Administrative Officer

    The chief administrative officer of UT Arlington is the President. The duties, responsibilities, and authority of the President are specified in the Regents' Rules and Regulations, Rule 20201.

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      Section 2-102 Appointment of Other Administrative Officers

      1. Appointment of other administrative officers is governed by Regents' Rules and Regulations Rule 20102.

      2. All administrative officers serve without term and are subject to termination at the pleasure of the President.

      3. The Board of Regents endorses the principle of reasonable faculty and student consultation in the selection of administrative officers of the component institutions and the primary operating units and expects the President, as he/she deems appropriate, to consult in the selection process with the representatives of the faculty and student body. However, the President of the component institution is responsible for executing the duties of his/her office and consequently shall not be bound by nominations or recommendations to administrative positions by campus selection or advisory committees.

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        Section 2-103 Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

        1. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible to and reports to the President of the University.

        2. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs participates in administrative consideration of academic policies, plans, and programs.

        3. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs has general charge and responsibility for all instructional activities, the University libraries and such other instructional programs, research programs, or academic supporting services as may be assigned. Specifically, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs:

          1. recommends appropriate budgets of those units assigned;

          2. recommends all members of the faculty for appointment, promotion, tenure, reappointment, non-renewal of appointment, or dismissal for cause;

          3. is responsible for institutional research in teaching operations, academic programs, and by faculty;

          4. is responsible for development of new teaching methods;

          5. has responsibility for recommending additions and alterations to the physical plant that are needed for academic purposes;

          6. has general charge, with other officers, of making long-range plans for the academic program development;

          7. represents the University, at the direction of the President, before accrediting and other educational associations;

          8. provides leadership and oversight of institutional effectiveness efforts in academic affairs including the use of evaluation results and linking results to planning; and

          9. has responsibility for all academic support services.

          10. Specific areas of responsibility of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs include, but are not limited to:

            1. Center for Distance Education;

            2. Institutional Research and Planning;

            3. Classroom Support Services;

            4. Space Allocation Committee;

            5. Course Scheduling and Enrollment Management;

            6. Student Financial Aid; Student Records;

            7. Student Registration;

            8. Personal and Academic Counseling;

            9. Testing;

            10. Academic Support Services;

            11. Student Employment Services;

            12. Undergraduate Student Admission and Recruitment;

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          Section 2-104 Vice President for Business Affairs and Controller

          1. The Vice President for Business Affairs and Controller is the chief financial officer of the University and is responsible to and reports to the President. He/she is responsible for institutional budgeting, financial planning, fiscal procedures, policy, accounting and reporting.

          2. He/she participates in administrative consideration of the fiscal aspects of academic policies, plans, and programs.

          3. The Vice President for Business Affairs and Controller has general charge and responsibility for planning, implementation, management, and operation of the following areas and functions:

            1. accounting, custody, and disbursement of funds;

            2. financial planning and analysis;

            3. operating budget preparation and control;

            4. preparation of legislative budget requests;

            5. approval of terms and conditions of agreements, contracts and grants;

            6. fiscal reporting;

            7. such other business, fiscal and administrative functions as may be assigned.

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            Section 2-105 Vice President for Research

            1. The Vice President for Research reports to and is responsible to the Provost.

            2. Specific areas of responsibility of the Vice President for Research include, but are not limited to:

              1. Office of Research

              2. Strategic Planning Subcommittee

              3. University Research Committee

              4. Research Compliance

            3. Assists Provost with the following:

              1. Research Enhancement Program

              2. Faculty Appointments and startup funding

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              Section 2-106 Vice President for Student Affairs

              1. The Vice President for Student Affairs reports to and is responsible to the Provost. He/she is responsible for the performance of the duties assigned to the Dean of Students in the Regents' Rules and Regulations, Rule 50101.

              2. Specific areas of responsibility of the Vice President for Student Affairs include but are not limited to:

                1. student activities;

                2. multicultural affairs;

                3. students with disabilities;

                4. student legal services;

                5. student governance and organizations;

                6. student judicial affairs;

                7. special projects;

                8. campus recreation;

                9. student publications.

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                Section 2-107 Vice President for Development

                1. The Vice President for Development reports to and is responsible to the President.

                2. The specific areas of responsibility of the Vice President for Development include but are not limited to:

                  1. corporate and alumni annual giving;

                  2. planned giving; and

                  3. endowment program.

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                  Section 2-108 Vice President for Information Technology

                  1. The Vice President for Information Technology is the Chief Information Officer and is responsible to and reports to the President

                  2. The Vice President for Information Technology has general charge and responsibility for planning, implementation, management, policies, standards, and operation of the following areas and functions:

                    1. Enterprise and departmental software application systems

                    2. University Data Center and all computing equipment housed at the facility, including external UT-System computing equipment.

                    3. Network infrastructure

                    4. Information technology security

                    5. Technology Customer Support, including student computing labs, desktop support, and IT HelpDesk.

                  3. Assists President with the following:

                    1. Provide leadership for Information Technology and Information Resources planning.

                    2. Provide the infrastructure enabling development and delivery of technology services to help UT Arlington students, faculty, and staff work effectively as a student-centered community.

                    3. Provide cost-effective Information Technology resources required to support continuous improvement in the University's ability to fulfill its diverse mission.

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                    Section 2-109 Vice President for Administration and Campus Operations

                    1. The Vice President for Administration and Campus Operations is responsible to and reports to the President. He/she is the custodian of the campus master plan and his/her responsibilities include risk management, capital improvement planning, capital budgets, and real estate. The Vice President for Administration and Campus Operations provides leadership to all departments of Campus Operations and Auxiliary Enterprises

                    2. The Vice President for Administration and Campus Operations has general charge and responsibility for budgeting and planning, implementation, management, and operation of the following areas and functions:

                      1. physical plant operation and maintenance and utilities;

                      2. local coordination of construction and facility renovations;

                      3. designated auxiliary enterprises to include; housing, dining services, bookstore, student center, maverick stadium, and parking and transportation;

                      4. campus security;

                      5. telecommunications;

                      6. environmental health and safety;

                      7. continuing education;

                      8. Texas Hall

                      9. reviews and approves business contracts, space leases, ground leases, and memorandum of understandings;

                      10. works closely with city officials, city council members and chamber executives concerning such matters as master planning for infrastructure re-development, housing and economic development serving on various councils and committees;

                      11. insurance; and

                      12. such other duties as may be assigned

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                      Section 2-110 Vice President for Communications

                      1. The Vice President for Communications is responsible to and reports to the President of the University.

                      2. The Vice President for Communications promotes the University's reputation and builds support with constituencies via strategic and integrated communications planning, media and public relations, publications, video, Internet, marketing and advertising services.

                      3. The Vice President for Communication has responsibility and oversight of the following offices:

                        1. Public Affairs

                        2. Marketing Services

                        3. University Publications

                        4. Web Services (as a part of University Publications)

                        5. Video Services

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                        Section 2-111 Vice President for Human Resources

                        1. The Vice President for Human Resources is responsible to and reports to the President of the University

                        2. The Vice President for Human Resources is responsible for strategic leadership in the planning and implementation of quality-based, integrated human resources programs for all officers, faculty and staff. The vice president will act as the steward of staff resources in service to the University's academic mission and will lead an organization that delivers well-designed recruitment and selection, employee relations and conflict resolution, equal opportunity affirmative action and diversity programs, retirement counseling, wage and salary administration, fringe benefits, employee records and other related programs.

                        3. The Vice President for Human Resources has responsibility and oversight of the following offices:

                          1. Equal Opportunity Services

                          2. Employment Services

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                          Section 2-112 Academic Deans and Directors of Colleges and/or Schools

                          Academic deans or directors of an academic college or school report to and are responsible to the Provost, through whom they have access to the President. They have responsibility for:

                          1. execution of all academic regulations and procedures in their college or school;

                          2. general administrative supervision of academic departments within their college or school;

                          3. recommendations for appointment of department chairs;

                          4. recommendations for faculty appointments, promotions, tenure, reappointment, non-renewal of appointment, dismissal for cause, and leaves of absence;

                          5. development of plans for the college or school, evaluation of teaching methods, curricula evaluation, and improvement of instruction;

                          6. recommendations on budgets and budget policies affecting their college or school;

                          7. maintenance of academic standards of the institution and those of appropriate accrediting bodies; and

                          8. calling and conducting college or school faculty meetings.

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                            Section 2-113 Academic Department Chairs

                            Department chairs report to and are responsible to a dean or director. Subject to institutional polices and regulations, including the policy on faculty participation in departmental administration, the department chair is responsible for the following functions:

                            1. recommendations for appointment, promotion, tenure, reappointment, non-renewal of appointment, and dismissal for cause of all faculty and other departmental personnel;

                            2. recommendations on the departmental budget;

                            3. calling and conducting departmental faculty meetings;

                            4. initiation of expenditure requests for the departmental budget;

                            5. preparation of the departmental schedule of course offerings;

                            6. assignment of all duties (including teaching assignments) to departmental faculty and other personnel;

                            7. planning for the development of the department;

                            8. appointment of all departmental committees and chairs of committees, unless method or composition is specified by other rules;

                            9. assignment of space allocated to the department;

                            10. the exercise of reasonable care in maintenance and security of departmental equipment and facilities.