MCL - Section 389.124

Act 331 of 1966

389.124 Board of trustees; additional powers.

Sec. 124.

    The board of trustees may do all of the following:
    (a) Contract with, appoint, and employ a suitable person as chief executive officer of the community college. The person employed as chief executive officer shall not be a member of the board of trustees and shall possess at least an earned bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. The chief executive officer shall hold office for a term fixed by the board of trustees, not to exceed 5 years, shall perform duties as the board of trustees may determine, and shall make reports in writing to the board of trustees and to the department of education annually, or more often if required, in regard to all matters pertaining to the educational interests of the community college district.
    (b) Delegate to the chief executive officer of the community college the board's authority to do any of the following:
    (i) Select and employ personnel of the community college. If the chief executive officer provides medical, optical, or dental benefits to employees and their dependents under this subparagraph, the chief executive officer shall provide those benefits in accordance with the public employees health benefit act and shall comply with that act.
    (ii) Pay claims and demands against the community college.
    (iii) Purchase, lease, or otherwise acquire personal property for the community college.
    (iv) Invest community college funds, subject to section 142(4).
    (v) Subject to terms and conditions established by the board of directors, accept contributions, capital grants, gifts, donations, services, or other financial assistance from any public or private entity.
    (c) Appoint and employ a business manager responsible to the chief executive officer of the community college for the community college district and fix his or her term of office.
    (d) Select and employ other administrative officers, teachers, and other employees and engage services as necessary to effectuate its purposes.

History: 1966, Act 331, Eff. Oct. 1, 1966 ;-- Am. 1997, Act 135, Imd. Eff. Nov. 17, 1997 ;-- Am. 2007, Act 109, Imd. Eff. Oct. 1, 2007 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 237, Imd. Eff. July 17, 2008
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of certain powers and duties vested in the department of career development or its director, relating to powers and duties of state board of education or superintendent of public instruction to the department of labor and economic growth, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.