Article II: The President
Section 1: Appointment
The Board of Regents shall elect the President, who shall hold office as provided by the Policies of the Board of Regents.[[Policies of the Board of Regents, Election of Presidents by the Board, § 2.1.]]
Section 2: Powers
The President shall be the chief executive officer of the University and shall be a member of the University Faculty and of the faculty of each of the several schools, colleges, and divisions. The President shall be the chair and presiding officer of the University Faculty and of the University Council. The President shall have authority to appoint such committees and other groups as are deemed necessary to aid in the performance of designated duties. The President shall exercise such supervision and direction within the University as is deemed necessary to achieve the general goals of the University and to insure maximum efficiency and coordination of the efforts of the institution. To achieve this end, with approval of the Board of Regents, the President may from time to time reorganize the administration of the University, abolish administrative offices and create new ones, and reassign administrative powers and responsibilities. The provisions of Article III shall not be construed to limit either this power of the President or such additional powers as authorized by the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents.[[University Council Bylaws, Part V, General Procedures.]] [[Policies of the Board of Regents, Presidential Authority and Responsibilities, § 2.5.]] The President shall be the official medium of communication between the faculties of the University and the Board of Regents and between the students and the Board of Regents.