Volume I: Governance

1.4 Administration

1.4.1 The President of Ithaca College

The president is the chief executive officer of the College and is appointed by the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees grants the president the general powers and duties of supervision and management of the business affairs of the College and the general direction of all of the academic programs of the College. The president's duties include without limitation the areas of: fundraising and development; public and alumni relations; institutional, faculty and educational leadership; long-range and strategic planning; student and faculty recruitment; and appointment, supervision, promotion, and dismissal of executive officers of the College.


1.4.2 Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs

Exercise executive and administrative direction over the College's academic programs. Serve as the College's chief academic officer and provide academic direction, encourage creativity, and provide leadership to deans, directors and faculty. Oversee, develop and evaluate the financial planning and management of all academic affairs. Exercise executive and administrative direction over Student Affairs and Campus Life in order to enhance the overall educational experience of the Ithaca College student body through extracurricular and cocurricular learning. Provide administrative guidance in the planning, development, implementation and administration of programs, policies, services and activities affecting the health, safety, development and campus life experience for approximately 5700 students, and to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for the campus community. Serve as a member of the president's council, which in concert with other senior officers of the College develops institutional objectives, budget priorities, policies and procedures, and overall planning for the day-to-day administration of the College.


1.4.3 Vice President for Finance and Administration

Exercise executive and administrative direction over the College's fiscal and human resources, information technology programs, physical facilities, general administrative services, and the College's retail book and convenience stores. Serve as the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer and provide administrative guidance and leadership in the development, implementation, and administration of policies and procedures involving the investment and disbursement of the College's fiscal resources. Serve as a member of the president's council, which in concert with other senior officers of the College develops institutional objectives, budget priorities, policies and procedures, and overall planning for the day-to-day administration of the College. Serve as liaison to appropriate committees of the Board of Trustees.


1.4.4 Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Exercise executive and administrative direction over the College's advancement programs that include development, college relations, public information, alumni relations, and research. Provide administrative guidance and leadership in the planning and development of strategies and programs designed to achieve public recognition, increased support and professional recognition for the College in accordance with the stated academic mission. Serve as a member of the President's Council, which in concert with other senior officers of the College develops institutional objectives, budget priorities, policies and procedures, and overall planning for the day-to-day administration of the College.


1.4.5 Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Life

(This position no longer exists.)


1.4.6 Vice President and General Counsel

Exercise executive and administrative direction over the College's legal affairs. Serve as the College's primary legal officer and provide advice to the board of trustees, president, administration, faculty, and staff on all legal matters affecting the institution. Serve as a member of the president's council, which in concert with other senior officers of the College develops institutional objectives, budget priorities, policies and procedures, and overall planning for the day-to-day administration of the College.

Last Updated: March 21, 2013