ARTICLE I: EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY

Section 1.1 Authority
Section 1.2 Dean Responsibilities

Section 1.1 Authority
Executive authority within the Graduate School of Nursing shall reside in the Dean and in those officers to whom the Board of Trustees, the President, and the Chancellor have delegated certain responsibilities and privileges.

Section 1.2 Dean Responsibilities
As chief academic officer of the Graduate School of Nursing, the Dean shall be responsible for administering the Program in Graduate Nursing; overseeing curriculum planning and development; ensuring the quality of graduate education and research within the School; developing, proposing and managing the School budget; appointing members of the Graduate Faculty; and performing other duties associated with the position of Dean.