Faculty and Staff Handbook

24th Edition, 2015 Version

Chapter II: Administrative Organization

2.2 Chancellor

Wisconsin Statutes §36.09 (3)0'

The Chancellor is the executive officer of the faculty and institution and is vested with the responsibility of administering Board of Regents policies under the coordinating direction of the President of the University of Wisconsin System. The Chancellor is accountable to the President and the Board of Regents for the operation and administration of the institution.   

In consultation with the faculty and administrative officers, and operating within policies established by the Board, the Chancellor is responsible for the administration of all academic, personnel, fiscal, and student service functions of the University.   

2.2.1  Athletics   

The Athletic Department provides oversight for all intercollegiate athletics staff and responsible for ensuring compliance with the rules and regulations of NCAA Division III.  

2.2.2  Internal Audit   

The internal audit function is responsible for providing objective assurance and advice based on reviews of operations and controls, providing relevant analyses, recommending improvements, and promoting ethical behavior and compliance with policies and regulations.  

2.2.3  University Advancement   

Under direction of the Assistant Chancellor of University Advancement and President of the UW-River Falls Foundation, University Advancement is made up of two units, the UW-River Falls Foundation, and Alumni Relations. University Advancement serves the University and its community by building loyalty and support amongst alumni and friends by inspiring financial support through charitable gifts.  

2.2.4 University Communications   

University Communications creates and provides guidance on effective visual materials, following the university brand guidelines when appropriate, and builds positive relationships with and provides information to external constituencies including elected officials, civic organizations, and state and local news outlets.