The President of the University is the highest ranking executive officer and academic in the Institution.
The Institutional Management Council is composed of the President of the University who presides the Council, the Vice Presidents, the Rectors, the Dean of the School of Law, the Dean of the School of Optometry, an Executive Secretary designated by the President, the Executive Director of Information Technology, the Director of the Legal Office, and the Director of the Office of Institutional Investigation and Evaluation. Also, the following officials participate in the Council’s meeting when institutional issues relevant to their functions are to be discussed: the President of the University Council, the Director of Human Resources, the Director of the Office of Recruitment, and the Director of Institutional Facilities Planning and Development.
The professors and administration of the School of Law and the School of Optometry will establish their respective programs and rules subject to the approval of the President and the Board of Trustees. In all other respects, these two professional schools are governed by the University’s general rules, policies, and procedures.
The Academic Senates of each campus and the University Council are responsible for the University’s academic well-being through the process of academic linkage among the campuses. The Academic Senates develop the academic rules and the University Council ratifies the same, subject to the approval of the President of the University.
The students also have representation in the Academic Senates of each campus as well as in the University Council. Both the Senates and the Council are responsible for the quality standards and performance of academic functions.