2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:65-14.7 - Duties of campus board of directors.

18A:65-14.7 Duties of campus board of directors.

27. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.18A:65-25 or any other section of law to the contrary, the campus board of directors shall have general supervision over and shall be vested with the conduct of Rutgers University-Camden. It shall have the following powers, subject to the approval of the Rowan University-Rutgers Camden Board of Governors which shall be subject to the limitations set forth in section 34 of P.L.2012, c.45 (C.18A:64M-38):

a. subject to the policies of Rutgers, The State University determine policies for the organization, administration, and development of Rutgers University-Camden;

b. study the educational and financial needs of Rutgers University-Camden; and annually acquaint the Governor and Legislature with the condition of Rutgers University-Camden;

c. disburse all moneys appropriated to Rutgers University-Camden by the Legislature, including appropriations for fringe benefit costs, and all moneys allocated to Rutgers University-Camden from tuition, fees, auxiliary services, and other sources;

d. direct and control expenditures and transfers of funds appropriated and allocated to Rutgers University-Camden, in accordance with the State budget and appropriation acts of the Legislature, and as to funds received and allocated from other sources, direct and control expenditures and transfers in accordance with the terms and conditions of any applicable trusts, gifts, bequests, or other special provisions. All accounts of Rutgers University-Camden shall be subject to audit by the State at any time;

e. subject to the signatory delegation, procurement, and other applicable policies of Rutgers, The State University, employ architects to plan buildings, secure bids for the construction of buildings and for the equipment thereof, make contracts for the construction of buildings and for equipment, and supervise the construction of buildings;

f. manage and maintain and provide for the payment of all charges on and expenses in respect of, all properties utilized by Rutgers University-Camden;

g. in accordance with the provisions of the State budget and appropriations acts of the Legislature, fix the compensation of the chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden in accordance with the compensation guidelines and policies of Rutgers, The State University. The chancellor, who shall be appointed by the president of Rutgers, The State University, shall be the chief academic and administrative officer of Rutgers University-Camden and an ex-officio member of the Rutgers University-Camden board of directors, without vote;

h. in accordance with the provisions of the State budget, have the power to elect, appoint, remove, promote, or transfer all corporate, official, educational, and civil administrative personnel, and fix and determine their salaries consistent with the terms of any applicable collective negotiations agreements entered into between Rutgers, The State University and a majority representative;

i. in accordance with the State budget, appoint, remove, promote, and transfer all other officers, agents, or employees, assign their duties, determine their salaries, and prescribe qualifications for all positions, and in accordance with policies of Rutgers, The State University and consistent with the terms of any applicable collective negotiations agreements entered into between Rutgers, The State University and a majority representative; and

j. subject to the signatory delegation, procurement, and other applicable policies of Rutgers, The State University, enter into contracts and agreements with the State or any of its political subdivisions or with the United States, or with any public body, department, or other agency of the State or the United States, or with any individual.

Nothing in this section shall be construed to alter, amend, modify or diminish the authority of the board of governors of Rutgers, The State University to grant tenure and promotions to faculty at Rutgers University-Camden, establish standards for academic programs and for the awarding of degrees for Rutgers University-Camden, and make final decisions on capital projects, bonding, and the annual budget of Rutgers University-Camden.

L.2012, c.45, s.27.

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