Council of Trustees Handbook

Page 11 of 22 board, the executive committee and any committee to which the member of the General Assembly is assigned but shall not have the right to vote on behalf of the member of the General Assembly. ((c) amended July 4, 2004, P.L.536, No.70) (d) The board shall elect one (1) of its members to serve as its chairperson at the pleasure of the board. Members shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be reimbursed for the expenses necessarily incurred by them in the performance of their duties. The board shall meet quarterly and additionally at the call of the chairperson, or upon request of six (6) members of the board. (d.1) A student board member appointed under subsection (a)(8) may be removed by the board. ((d.1) added July 1, 2020, P.L.558, No.50) (e) The chancellor shall be the chief executive officer of the board and shall have the right to speak on all matters before the board, but not to vote. (2004-A amended June 23, 1988, P.L.457, No.77) SECTION 2005-A. THE CHANCELLOR The chief executive officer of the system shall be a chancellor, who shall be employed by the board in accordance with clause (1) of section 2006-A. In addition to those prescribed by the board, the chancellor shall have the following duties: (1) The chancellor shall be responsible for the administration of the system under policies prescribed by the board. (2) The chancellor shall advise the board on the formulation of policies, shall see that the board's policies are carried out and shall supervise the board's studies. (3) The chancellor shall recommend to the board the system's overall budget and shall review and recommend undergraduate and graduate academic programs to meet the needs of the system's student population. (4) The chancellor shall assist the board in its appointment of the presidents for the constituent institutions by submitting to the board the name or names of individuals recommended by the council of trustees. The chancellor shall submit to the board the recommended salary and other proposed terms of each such appointment. The board shall have the right to refuse the recommendation of the local council and to request that additional recommendations be submitted by the council. ((4) amended July 1, 2020, P.L.558, No.50) (5) The chancellor shall prepare an evaluation procedure for adoption by the board. The chancellor shall forward the results of the evaluation conducted by the local council of trustees with his comments to the board. (6) The chancellor is empowered to employ central office professional and staff employes appropriate for the efficient discharge of the chancellor's duties. (7) The chancellor shall be responsible for the administration of the central office, systemwide business procedures and for the overall organization of maintenance of the physical plants and security at all institutions. (8) The chancellor shall conduct comprehensive planning in consultation with representatives of the trustees, presidents, faculties, students and alumni and within the policies established by the board to establish priorities and procedures for the operation and development among the institutions, with respect to the role and scope of