Jun 13, 2024  
Faculty Bylaws (Revised March 13, 2023) 
Faculty Bylaws (Revised March 13, 2023)

Article X. The Chancellor

A. 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-S.

B. 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-S in keeping with its mission.

C. 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.

D. Special Committees

The Chancellor shall appoint special faculty committees as necessary to fulfill the needs of the institution.

E. Specific Delegation of Authority

The Chancellor may appoint and delegate executive authority to associate and assistant vice chancellors who shall assist in the conduct of institutional business. The Chancellor shall make known to the faculty the principal areas of responsibility of each associate and assistant vice chancellor. Any such appointment must be consistent with the Bylaws and Regulations of the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University Agricultural & Mechanical College and/or the policies of the LSUHSC-S. Associate and assistant vice chancellors typically are appointed in the following areas: academic affairs, business, clinical affairs, research, institutional advancement, institutional wellness, diversity affairs, and student affairs.

F. Departmental Review

At least every five years, the Chairs 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.