114, Council of Presidents

114.1 Purpose

The Council of Presidents performs a facilitating role designed to provide an avenue for effective dialogue in a spirit of harmony and mutual trust between the technical colleges in Utah. To enhance the efficiency and efficacy of the Utah System of Higher Education, the Council should serve as an advisory panel to the Commissioner of Higher Education, the Board of Higher Education, and the technical college presidents regarding statewide policy issues relating to the program and budgetary needs of Utah career and technical education.

114.2 Approval

Board of Higher Education approval: March 15, 2018.

114.3 References

UCA 53B-2a-104, Utah Board of Higher Education – Powers and Duties

114.4 Council of Presidents Functions

The Council of Presidents is an advisory body to the Board of Higher Education, the Commissioner of Higher Education, and the technical college presidents, composed of the individual technical college presidents and the Commissioner, who serves as chair. The Council has the following functions and relationships:

4.1 Policies and Procedures: Advises the Commissioner of Higher Education and the Board of Higher Education on system policies and procedures;

4.2 Agenda: Reviews proposed agenda for Board of Higher Education meetings and counsels with the Commissioner in the preparation thereof;

4.3 Communications: Assures continuous communication among the technical colleges, the Board of Higher Education, and the Office of the Commissioner related to problems and issues of common interest to the Utah System of Higher Education.

4.4 Program and Budget: Counsels with the Commissioner and Board members regarding the program and budgetary needs of the System and of the individual technical colleges.