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Athletic Council Purpose

The Athletics Council serves as an advisory body and reports directly to the President. The responsibilities of the Athletics Council include reviewing programs and program goals, the success of athletic programs, and athletic operating budgets submitted annually by the Athletics Director; approving letter award winners as recommended by the head coaches through the Athletics Director, and various athletic department policies; and assisting with fund raising campaigns, public relations efforts, or other activities integral to a successful athletic program.

The Athletics Council, appointed by the President of the University, is composed of the NCAA faculty representative and members of the faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and student body. The President also appoints the chair of the council. Ex officio members of the council include the Athletics Director and Athletics Compliance Officer.