Role of Governing Bodies


Role of Governing Bodies

The Role of the Governing Bodies is to govern and manage the affairs of the institute, including:

  • Determining the mission, vision and values of the institute;
  • Establishing academic, research, service and institutional policies and plans and to control the manner in which they are implemented;
  • Appointing, promoting, suspending and removing members of the teaching staff and of the administrative staff of the institute;
  • Establishing faculties, schools, institutes and departments and establishing chairs and councils in any faculty, school, center or department of the institute;
  • Governing standards for the admission of students to the institute and for graduation;
    governing matters arising in connection with the award of fellowships, scholarships, medals, prizes and other awards for academic achievement;
  • Appointing committees and assigning or delegating to them such duties and responsibilities as may be provided in the by-laws of the institute, including authorizing them to act on behalf of the board in the matters specified in the by-laws;
  • Approving the annual budget of the university and monitoring its implementation;
  • Establishing and collecting fees and charges for tuition and other services that may be offered by the institute;
  • Regulating the conduct of students, staff and all persons who use the property of the institute, including denying any person access to the property;
  • Defining, for the purposes of the by-laws, the following terms: student, staff, employee, manager, professor, associate professor, assistant professor, lecturer, associate, instructor and tutor;
  • Conclusively determining which body within the institute has jurisdiction over any matter;
  • Determining the manner and procedure for electing student or employee members to the board, including establishing constituencies and voting practices; and
  • Making by-laws, resolutions and rules for the conduct of its affairs.
  • Last updated on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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