Duties and Role

Campus Governance Leaders Toolkit


What are my duties and role as a CGL?

Since shared governance necessarily requires mutual respect and engagement, the Faculty Council of Community Colleges (FCCC) advocates for governance systems and leaders which are essentially collegial in nature.

The College Governance Leader (CGL) plays a crucial role in the success of any governance system. As the principle liaison between faculty/college community and administration, the strength and effectiveness of the CGL can determine the effectiveness of shared decision-making at the institution.

The CGL’s duties may be outlined in your specific institution’s constitution and bylaws; that should be your first point of reference.  However, in general, CGLs are responsible for the following:

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