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Manual of Procedure
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
  Feb 21, 2018
Manual of Procedure

Article X. The Chancellor

1.0 Description

The Chancellor shall be a full-time member of the Faculty appointed to that position according to the Bylaws and Regulations of the LSU Board of Supervisors. As Chancellor, he/she shall supervise the Deans of the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Allied Health Professions and speak for LSUHSC-Shreveport.

2.0 Administrative Responsibilities

The administrative responsibilities of the Chancellor shall include ultimate campus oversight of each school’s faculty recruitment and appointments; educational and research programs; admissions, placement and student affairs; budgeting; fiscal management; space utilization; and equipment and other activities that strengthen the educational, research and professional service functions of LSUSHC-Shreveport in keeping with its mission.

3.0 Faculty Promotion and Tenure

The Chancellor shall recommend all promotion and tenure faculty appointments and promotions to the LSU System President after considering recommendations from the Deans.

4.0 Departmental Review

At least every five years, the Heads of academic Departments shall meet with the Chancellor to review the Deans of the School of Medicine, Graduate Studies, and Allied Health Professions. At that time, an ad hoc committee may be appointed by the Chancellor to implement the review. The proceedings and findings shall be reported to the Chancellor who will communicate its findings and recommendations to the respective Dean.