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15. Chair

  1. Term.

    The Chair shall serve a term of two years, beginning on the first of September following election. (Am 24 May 84)
  2. Duties.

    The Chair:
    1. maintains effective coordination between the Division and the administration, the Division and its committees, and between Divisional committees. He/she may participate in a non-voting capacity in the deliberations of any committee of the Division unless the matter under consideration is not to be reported directly to the Division. He/she may refer matters to committees of the Division.
    2. submits an annual budget request to the Chancellor to support the work of the Santa Barbara Division and controls all expenditures from any appropriation granted for such a purpose.
    3. presides over all meetings of the Santa Barbara Division, its Faculty Legislature, and the Executive Council.
    4. supervises the Executive Office and presents an annual report to the Division on the work of this Office and on any matters of common concern.
    5. determines initially whether proposed legislation is solely of Divisional concern. Such decisions may be appealed to the Division [See Senate Bylaw 311C].
    6. serves as ex officio member of the Senate Assembly and the UCSB Foundation Committee, as member of the Academic Council, and as Chair of the Divisional Faculty Legislature and the Executive Council. (Am 30 May 02)