Constitution & Bylaws

Bylaws of Northern Illinois University


ARTICLE 18:
ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEES

 

18.1 The President's Staff

18.1.1 Composition The president's staff shall consist of the president and other members determined by the president. 

18.1.2 Duties 

18.1.2.1 To act as an advisory body to the president regarding the administration of the university. 

18.1.2.2 To discuss basic university policy as requested by the president and to make recommendations to the University Council concerning such policies. 

18.1.2.3 To serve as a liaison body between the administrative divisions of the university and between the constituent parts of these divisions. 

18.2 Council of Deans 

18.2.1 Composition 

18.2.1.1 The council of deans shall consist of: the executive vice president and provost, chair; the vice provosts; the deans; the dean of the University Libraries and such additional academic personnel as the executive vice president and provost and deans shall deem appropriate and necessary to the work of the council. 

18.2.1.2 The council members are directly responsible to the executive vice president and provost. 

18.2.2 Duties 

18.2.2.1 To act as an advisory body to the executive vice president and provost concerning all matters relating to university administration as it affects academic matters.

18.2.2.2 To serve as a liaison body between the units of the university that they represent and among constituent parts of their respective units. 

18.2.2.3 To initiate policy and to transfer recommendations of academic policy to the president's staff and the University Council.