Office of the President

Responsibilities - President - University of Wisconsin System

The President has full executive responsibility for the operation and management of the University of Wisconsin System. The President reports to the 17-member Board of Regents and carries out the duties prescribed in Wis. Stats. for this office and such other duties as may be assigned by the Board or in policy actions of the Board. The Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, 15 Chancellors and General Counsel report to the President. The President sees to the appropriate staffing of System administrative offices, and directs and coordinates the activities of these offices as needed to fulfill his or her responsibilities.