Section 16-61-8Selection process for individual to fill endowed chair; use of endowment proceeds.
(a) The president shall be responsible for the final approval of criteria to be used in the selection process for the individual to fill the endowed chair.
(b) The president of the university shall nominate individuals for consideration as candidates, or individuals may apply to the foundation for consideration as candidates. Candidates for the chairs may or may not be currently employed as faculty members of the granting university; however, a candidate not so employed must become employed as a faculty member by the granting university upon acceptance of the chair.
(c) The president of the university may establish a committee to process each application or nomination. Final selection of an individual shall follow the regular procedures established by the university.
(d) Upon the approval of the president, proceeds of the endowment may be used as salaries or a supplement for salaries for the holder of the chair and for those individuals directly associated with the holder of the chair's scholarly work and for other expenses directly related to the chair's scholarly work.
(Acts 1985, No. 85-759, p. 1265, §8.)