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The governing board of the institution is responsible for the selection and the periodic evaluation of the chief executive officer. (CEO evaluation/selection)
In accordance with the University of South Carolina (USC) Board of Trustees Bylaws, Article XI: Section 3, the chief executive officer for the University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate) is the Chancellor. As stipulated in the USC Board of Trustees Bylaws, Article XI: Section 1, the Chancellor reports to the President of the University of South Carolina System. The Board of Trustees Bylaws, Article III: Section 1 (M) stipulates that it is the duty of the Board to “approve appointments and salaries of principal officials which shall be defined as those persons elected by the Board as well as university officers having the rank of vice president or chancellor or equivalent rank.” The most recent appointment was ratified at the June 17, 2011 Board of Trustees meeting (available online only). USC Upstate letter of notification of change in leadership was sent to SACS on August 24, 2011.
Within the authority granted by the USC Board of Trustees Bylaws, Article XI: Section 3, through the President of the USC System, the Chancellor is evaluated on the duties and responsibilities as outlined below. These duties and responsibilities include responsibility to the Board through the president to:
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