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3.2.11 CEO: Intercollegiate Athletics
The institution’s chief executive officer has ultimate responsibility for, and exercises appropriate administrative and fiscal control over, the institution’s intercollegiate athletics program.
Judgment of Compliance
Narrative/Justification for Judgment of Compliance

As the chief executive officer of Hillsborough Community College under State statute, the President of Hillsborough Community College has the ultimate responsibility for, and exercises appropriate administrative control over the institution’s Intercollegiate Athletics Program through the College's organizational structure and budget process (President's Job Description).

Hillsborough Community College's Athletics Program is administered from the College's largest campus, the Dale Mabry Campus. HCC's President- in consultation with the Dale Mabry Campus President and the Dean of Student Services, who also serves as the Athletic Director- oversees the College’s Athletics Program and exercises specific financial controls during the College’s internal budget process (HCC Organizational Chart).  The Athletics Department’s budget is prepared as part of the College’s budget process under the supervision of the President and the Vice President of Administration (Athletic Budget). The President prepares a College Budget Request and Operating Budget that is submitted to the Chancellor of the Division of Community Colleges and the State Board of Education (Florida Statutes, Section 1001.65(2)).  This Budget Request includes HCC’s Operating Budget for our Intercollegiate Athletics Program (Florida Statutes, Section 1001.65(8)). Hillsborough Community College does not have an external foundation that supports our Athletic Program.

HCC's Director of Athletics reports directly to the Dale Mabry Campus President, a member of the President's Cabinet. The Director of Athletics routinely informs both the College and Campus Presidents of issues affecting the administration of the Athletics Program. The Director of Athletics prepares reports on student persistence, finance, equity, and participation for both the review and signature of the presidents.  HCC's Athletics Program also follows College procedures for travel and expenditure of funds. Additionally, the Florida Community College Activities Association (FCCAA) prescribes rules, regulations, and reporting functions for college athletic programs (FCCAA Manual).

Supporting Documentation

Comprehensive Standards

3.1.1 Institutional Mission
3.2.1 Selection of CEO
3.2.2 Legal Authority & Operating Control
3.2.3 Gov. Board: Conflict of Interest
3.2.4 Gov. Board: Undue Influence
3.2.5 Gov. Board: Dimissal
3.2.6 Gov. Board: Distinction of Duties
3.2.7 Organizational Structure
3.2.8 Qualified Administration
3.2.9 Appointment & Employment
3.2.10 Evaluation of Administrators
3.2.11 CEO: Intercollegiate Athletics
3.2.12 CEO: Fund Raising
3.2.13 Foundation
3.2.14 Ownership of Materials
3.3.1 Institutional Effectiveness
3.4.1 Program Approval & Lrng. Outcomes
3.4.2 Continuing Education Programs
3.4.3 Admissions Policies
3.4.4 Policies for Academic Credit
3.4.5 Dissemination of Academic Policies
3.4.6 Practices for Awarding Acad. Credit
3.4.7 Consortial & Contractual Programs
3.4.8 Acad. Credit for Non-Credit Work
3.4.9 Support Services
3.4.10 Definition/ Gen. Ed. Requirements
3.4.11 Security of Student Acad. Records
3.4.12 Faculty Responsibility/ Curriculum
3.4.13 Program Coordination
3.4.14 Use of Academic Technology
3.5.1 Attainment / Gen. Ed. Competencies
3.5.2 Credit Earned at Institution
3.6.1 Advanced Academic Contents
3.6.2 Independent Learning
3.6.3 Credit Earned at Institution
3.7.1 Faculty: Qualifications
3.7.2 Faculty: Evaluation
3.7.3 Faculty: Professional Development
3.7.4 Faculty: Academic Freedom
3.7.5 Faculty: Policies on Responsibility
3.8.1 Library: Facilities and Services
3.8.2 Library: Access
3.8.3 Library: Staff
3.9.1 Student Rights & Responsibilities
3.9.2 Security of Student Affairs Records
3.9.3 Qualified Student Affairs Personnel
3.10.1 Financial Stability
3.10.2 Financial Statements
3.10.3 Financial Aid Audits
3.10.4 Control of Financial Resources
3.10.5 Control of Sponsored Research
3.10.6 Healthy, Safe, Secure Environment
3.10.7 Physical Facilities