UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH POLICY 01-02-03

CATEGORY:               ADMINISTRATION
SECTION:                   University Organization
SUBJECT:                  The Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of the University
EFFECTIVE DATE:    July 23, 2001 Revised
PAGE(S):                    1

I.    SCOPE

      This policy affirms the responsibilities and authority of the Chancellor and Chief Executive

      Officer of the University.  The following is excerpted from the University of Pittsburgh

      BYLAWS. (See Appendix A.)

II.   POLICY

      The Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer shall have the powers and duties of the

      president of the corporation as contemplated by law.

      The Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer shall be entrusted with the superintendence,

      protection, and development of the welfare and reputation of the University, which he

      shall execute and promote by every exertion within his power.

      The Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer shall be ex officio a voting member of all

      standing committees of the Board, except the Compensation Committee.

      The Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer shall be the chief administrative officer of the

      University and head of the University Faculty and the various School Faculties.

      The Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer shall sign all diplomas issued by the University

      and formally confer all degrees.

      At the annual meeting of the Board, the Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer shall present

      a report on the activities of the University in accordance with law.

      Except as otherwise provided herein or by resolution of the Board, the Chancellor and Chief

      Executive Officer shall prescribe the powers, duties, and compensation of the other officers

      and shall designate an officer to serve as Chancellor and Chief Executive officer in the event

      of the Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer’s absence or inability to act.

III.  REFERENCE

      University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education - BYLAWS, Chapter I,

      Article III, "Officers."  Adopted by the Board of Trustees, January 14, 1969, and as amended

      thereafter.