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    Shared Governance at CC

    As a community that embraces transparency and accountability, it is in our best interest as an organization to be clear about who is responsible for what decisions. An effective institution has clear processes that are documented and available to the community. Below you will find the people and/or groups that should be consulted for input into decisions, some of the people listed are only advisory. For questions, please contact Kim Waldron (kwaldron@coloradocollege.edu or 719.389.6704).

    Decision On

    Consulting Group(s) Depending on Decision

    Decision Responsibility

    Academic Policies

    Appropriate Faculty Committees, FEC, Dean of the Faculty


    Faculty

    Academic Standards

    FEC, Dean of the Faculty


    Faculty

    Administrative Policies

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Compliance
    • Employment Practices
    • Purchasing

    Staff Council, Controller, Director of Human Resources, Senior VP for Finance and Administration

    Administrative

    Admission Policies

    Office of Admission, Committee on Admission and Financial Aid

    Administrative

    Admission of Students

    Office of Admission (traditional undergraduate); Department of Education (Master of Arts, Teaching)

    Administrative

    Alumni Board Membership

    Alumni Board Nominating Committee, Alumni Relations, VP for Advancement


    Alumni Board

    Athletes, Recruitment of

    Coach, Athletic Director,
    Office of Admission

    Administrative

    Athletic Facilities (Renovation, Construction, etc.)

    Athletic Director, Senior VP for Finance and Administration, President

    Board of Trustees

    Athletic Rosters

    Athletic Compliant Office, Coach

    Administrative

    Athletic Scheduling

    Coach, Athletics Advisory Board, Athletic Director

    Administrative

    Benefits (faculty and staff)

    Compensation Committee, Senior VP for Finance & Administration, Director of HR

    Administrative

    Board of Trustees Membership

    Governance Committee

    Board of Trustees

    Budget

    Campus Budget Committee, President

    Board of Trustees

    Calendar, Academic

    President's Cabinet, Faculty, Dean of the Faculty

    Administrative

    Capital Campaign, Next

    VP for Advancement, President's Cabinet, President

    Board of Trustees

    Catalog, College

    Committee on Instruction, Registrar, Dean of the Faculty

    Faculty

    Class Schedules

    Individual Academic Departments and Programs, Associate Dean of the Faculty, Registrar, Dean of the Faculty

    Faculty

    Classroom and Faculty Office Assignments

    Departments and Programs, Registrar, Dean of the Faculty

    Faculty

    Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degrees (Invited)

    College Community,
    Academic Events Committee, President's Cabinet

    Trustees (Honorary Degrees) and President (Commencement Speaker)

    Compensation


    Amount of Compensation Pool

    Budget Committee, President

    Board of Trustees

    Policy

    Compensation Committee, AAUP group, Human Resources, Senior VP for Finance and Administration

    Administrative

    Staff Merit Increase

    Individual Supervisor, Cabinet Member

    Administrative

    Capital Projects (Major)

    Design Review Board (external design), President's Cabinet, President

    Board of Trustees

    Convocation, Fall

    Academic Events Committee, Dean of the Faculty

    President, Trustees (Honorary Degrees)

    Crisis, Student

    Student Life staff, VP for Student Life/Dean of Students

    Administrative

    Curriculum

    Curriculum Committee, Dean's Advisory Committee, Committee on Instruction, Dean of the Faculty

    Faculty

    Disability Accommodation (students)

    Director of Accessibility Resources &
    ADA Coordinator, Vice Provost

    Administrative

    Disability Accommodation (faculty and staff)

    Director of Accessibility Resources & ADA Coordinator, Benefits Administrator, respective hiring supervisor, Director of Human Resources

    Administrative

    Discrimination/Harassment Complaints (faculty and staff)

    Director of HR, VP of Student Life, Director of Wellness Programs

    Administrative (Title IX Coordinator)

    Dismissal of Students, Academic

    Vice Provost, Dean of the Faculty

    President

    Dismissal/Suspension of Students, Conduct

    Dean of Students/VP for Student Life

    Administrative

    Endowment Policies (Spending, Investment)

    Board of Trustees Committee on Investment

    Board of Trustees

    Events, College-wide and Special Academic

     

    Administrative or Faculty (Depending on Event)

    Events, Outside Conferences

    Assistant Director for Operations and Conferences, Senior Associate Dean of Students/Director of Res Life, Dean of Students/VP for Student Life, Senior VP for Finance and Administration (depending on contract size)

    Administrative

    Family Weekend

    Dean of Students/VP for Student Life, VP for Advancement, President

    Administrative

    Financial Aid Application Process and Requirements (undergraduate)

    Committee on Admission and Financial Aid, Director of Financial Aid, VP for Enrollment

    Administrative

    Financial Aid Application Process and Requirements (MAT)

     

    Department of Education

    Financial Aid, How Much a Student Receives

    Director of Financial Aid, VP for Enrollment

    Administrative

    Fundraising

    VP for Advancement, President

    Administrative

    Gifts, Designation of

    Donor

    Donor

    Graduation Requirements

    Registrar, Dean of the Faculty

    Faculty

    Grant Approval Process

    Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, VP for Advancement, Director of Faculty Research Support, Dean of the Faculty (faculty grant approval), President

    Administrative

    Hiring (Staff)

     

    Respective Cabinet Member, Senior VP for Finance and Administration, Hiring Supervisor, Search Committee, Director of Human Resources

    Administrative




    Hiring (Faculty)

    Academic Departments and Programs, Dean of the Faculty

    President

    Hiring (non-tenure track faculty)

    Academic Departments and Programs Dean of the Faculty

    Homecoming Dates and Plans

    Alumni, VP for Advancement, Cabinet

    Administrative

    Honor Code

     

    Faculty, Honor Council, Honor Council Advisor, Vice Provost, President (flagrant violations)

    Administrative

     

     

    Judicial Affairs and Student Discipline

    Assistant Director for Residence Life, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director for Residence Life, Associate Dean of Students, Dean of Students/VP for Student Life

    Administrative

    New Student Orientation

    Vice Provost, Associate Dean of Students, Dean of Students/VP for Student Life and Dean of the Faculty

    Administrative

    Promotion & Tenure (Faculty)

    Departments and Programs, Divisional Executive Committees, Faculty Executive Committee, Dean of the Faculty, President

    Board of Trustees

    Public Safety Enforcement

    Director of Campus Safety, Dean of Students/VP for Student Life

    Administrative

    Publications Style and Content

    Communications Staff, Advancement, VP for Communications

    Administrative

    Residence Halls, Operation of

    Resident Assistants, Assistant Director for Residence Life, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director for Residence Life, Dean of Students/VP for Student Life

    Administrative

    Separations (Faculty)

    Departments and Programs, Dean of the Faculty

    Dean of the Faculty, President (non-tenured) and Board of Trustees (tenured)

    Separations (Staff)

    Respective Supervisor, Cabinet, Director of HR, Senior VP for Finance and Administration

    Administrative

    Space Allocations

    Facilities, Senior VP for Finance and Administration, Registrar

    Administrative

    Space Naming

    Donor, Advancement, Cabinet, President

    President and Board of Trustees

    Strategic and Long-range Planning

    Campus Community, President

    Board of Trustees

    Student Programs

    Students, CCSGA, Associate Dean of Students, Dean of Students/VP for Student Life

    Administrative

    Tuition and Room and Board Charges

    Campus Budget Committee, President

    Board of Trustees 

    Weather-related Closings

    Director of Facilities and Campus Safety,
    Dean of Students/VP for Student Life, Dean of the Faculty, President

    Administrative