Faculty Handbook

President's Area

The President of the University is the Chief Executive Officer of the institution and reports to the Chancellor of Connecticut State University.  The President is responsible for the proper functioning of the campus, the welfare of all students and employees who are assigned to it; and for carrying out all policies and regulations established by the Board of Trustees of Connecticut State University, the DHE/BGHE and the State of Connecticut.

The President represents the University in all policy matters relating to the public and makes all official statements on behalf of the University.

In the absence of the President, the following executive officer(s) in the order listed is the designated responsible operating official:  Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Vice President for Student Affairs, Vice President for Institutional Advancement.  In the absence of all of the above, a dean will be designated for the period of such absence.

Associate Vice President of Human Resources
The Associate Vice President of Human Resources is responsible for the supervision of the Human Resources Department which includes Personnel and Labor Relations programs for all full-time and part-time employees. 

The Executive Assistant to the President/Chief Diversity Officer
The Executive Assistant to the President/Chief Diversity Officer reports to the University President and is responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive program of human rights, equal opportunity, diversity values and Affirmative Action for the University that will contribute to the University’s compliance with equal opportunity and human rights regulation and the enhancement of human rights and campus life.  The position is also responsible for coordinating disability services for University employees. 

Chief Information Officer, Information Technology & Innovation
The Chief Information Officer is responsible for all aspects of information technology including university desktops, laptops, servers and storage; information security; voice and data networks; residence hall networks; software licensing and training; application development; database management; the university web site; and computer labs and technology-equipped classrooms.

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