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Orientation Notebook

Table of Contents



I.             Two-Day Schedule


II.            Orientation Materials Day 1


Academic Affairs Division

o   Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs

o   Academic Affairs Bios

o   Academic Affairs Organization Chart

Facilities Planning

o   April Board of Trustees Facilities Committee Meeting Agend

Internal Auditor

o   Audit Plan 2018       

Student Affairs Division

o   Office of Student Affairs

o   Student Affairs Organization Chart

o   Student Affairs Bios 

Office of Institutional Diversity

o   Orientation information from the Office of Institutional Diversity

Athletics Department

o   Orientation information from the Athletics Department

Institutional Advancement Division

o   BOT Development Committee Charter

o   April 2018 Board of Trustees Development Committee Meeting Agenda

o   FY2018 Fundraising Summary


III.          Orientation Materials Day 2

Division of Enrollment Planning

o   At A Glance College of Charleston Statistics

o   Undergraduate Admissions Staff

o   Undergraduate Admissions Organizational Chart

o   Financial Aid Staff

o   Financial Aid Organizational Chart

Alumni Affairs

o   Orientation information from Alumni Affairs

Office of Legal Affairs

o   Power Point Presentation

o   Freedom of Information Act

o   College of Charleston Ethics Policy

o   College of Charleston Honor Code and Academic Integrity

o   South Carolina Code of Laws, Title 8, Chapter 13, Article 1

o   South Carolina Code of Laws, Title 8, Chapter 13, Article 7

o   Statement of Economic Interest  Law

o   Statement of Economic Interest Registration Guide

Department of Government Relations

o   Orientation information from the Department of Government Relations

Information Technology

o   About Information Technology

o   About the CIO

o   Information Technology Organizational Chart

Division of Marketing and Communications

o   About the Division

o   Division Offices

o   Awards & Recognition

o   Division of Marketing and Communications Organizational Chart

o   Update for the Board of Trustees – Jan 2018

o   Update for the Board of Trustees – April 2018


IV.          Board of Trustees General Information

  • Mission Statement
  • By-Laws
  • Members
  • Committees
  • Meeting Minutes
  • 2018-2019 Meeting Dates and Sample Meeting Schedule
  • Governance Guidelines


V.           Board Committee Charters, Membership and Responsibilities

  • Executive
  • Academic Affairs
  • Alumni Relations
  • Athletics
  • Audit & Governance
  • Budget & Finance
  • Facilities
  • Governmental Affairs &A External Relations
  • Information Technology
  • Student Affairs


VI.          Board Member Directory


VII.        Organizational Chart


VIII.       Biographies – Senior Administrators:

  • Brian McGee, Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs
  • Paul Patrick, Executive Vice President for Business Affairs
  • Alicia Caudill, Executive Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Chris Tobin, Executive Vice President of Institutional Advancement
  • Matt Roberts, Director of Athletics
  • Elizabeth Kassebaum, Executive Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Vice President for College Projects


IX.          Biographies – Academic Deans

  • Dean Valerie Morris, School of the Arts
  • Dean Alan Shao, School of Business
  • Dean Fran Welch, School of Education, Health and Human Performance
  • Dean Jerold Hale, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Dean Mike Auerbach, School of Sciences and Mathematics
  • Dean Trisha Folds-Bennett, The Honors College
  • Dean Godfrey Gibbison, School of Professional Studies
  • Interim Dean Tim Johnson, School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs


X.           Strategic Plan


XI.          Campus Map

  • Parking Map


XII.        Miscellaneous Housekeeping Items

  • Travel vouchers
  • Per diem and mileage for Meetings, Commencement Ceremonies, Receptions/Events
  • Guest House Policy
  • Cougar Card ID
  • Stationery and notecards
  • Parking passes
  • Athletic game and arts events tickets
  • Gifts
  • Media calls / Calls from the public / Anonymous Letters
  • Student admissions requests
  • Committee Assignment Schedule
  • Board of Trustees Meeting Survey
  • Email Account Information and Board of Trustees Website
  • Name Tags
  • College of Charleston Symbols