Excerpts ffrom the Presidential Leadership Statement

Duties and Responsiblities: -The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the University and reports to the Board of Trustees of FAMU. As the Chief Executive Officer, the President works in close consultation with the Board of Trustees and with a range of internal and external constituencies to provide overall leadership and direction for the University.-The President is expected to: Exercise very broad delegated powers in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Trustees. Keep the Board of Trustees closely advised of developments within the University, formulate plans and policies for Board consideration and approval, and implement the resulting Board policies. -Operation within a State higher education framework, which includes effective and harmonious relationships with the State Legislature, Executive Ofice, State Federal agencies and the general public.