General Executive Limitations

The President shall not cause or allow any practice, activity, decision or condition which is either unlawful, imprudent, or in violation of commonly accepted business and professional ethics.

1.    With respect to interactions with the college’s internal and external constituencies, the president shall not cause or allow conditions, procedures, or decisions which are unsafe, disrespectful, unduly undignified, unnecessarily intrusive, or which fail to provide appropriate confidentiality and privacy as required by law.

2.    Dealings with college employees and volunteers shall not be inhumane, unfair or undignified.

3.    Budgeting any fiscal period or the remaining part of any fiscal period shall not deviate materially from Board approved priorities, risk fiscal jeopardy or fail to be derived from a multi-year plan.

4.    Actual financial conditions at any time shall not incur fiscal jeopardy or compromise Board objectives or priorities.

5.    Information and advice to the Board will contain alternative options considered and no significant gaps in completeness or accuracy.

6.    Assets will not go unprotected, be inadequately maintained or risked unnecessarily.

7.    Compensation and benefits for employees, consultants, contract workers, and volunteers will not cause jeopardy to fiscal integrity or public image.

8.    The Board must not go uninformed on significant internal or external issues impacting college operations.

9.    The President may not commit to new or expanding programs without Board approval

10.    The President will not reorganize the college without first informing the Board.


Policy Number: 


Policy Type: 

Board Policy

Adoption Date: 

Monday, December 18, 1995

Review Date: 

Monday, March 15, 2021

Revision Date: 

Monday, March 15, 2021