Internal Governing Policies
#135 - President/Vice Presidents - Absence from Campus
Approved: January 27, 1993
Nomenclature changes: July 16, 1997
When the University President is absent from the campus and cannot be reached, the Provost is in charge of the campus. If the Provost is not on campus, the authority is delegated in the following order: Vice President for Business Affairs, Vice President for Student Affairs. However, matters should be resolved at the appropriate vice-presidential level whenever possible.
Except in unusual circumstances, the President and all Vice Presidents shall not be absent from the campus during the same time period. When it is necessary for the President and all Vice Presidents to be away from campus, the President's Office shall be provided with the name of a designated person to deal with emergency situations.