The administrative structure of Mid-Western University is organized in a way that may secure optimal communication and exchange between teaching staff and students. Faculties are structured into Schools which offer graduate and undergraduate academic programs in various subjects and disciplines. Schools are regarded as centers for educational activities, while programs are administered by Academic Directors.
Faculties – Deans of the Faculty
o Assistant Deans
Campus – Principal o Academic Programs
o Academic Directors + Bachelor’s Programs
o Head of the Department + Master’s Programs
DEAN OF THE FACULTY
The Dean is the Chief of a faculty and, under the Vice-Chancellor, represents the administrative head of all academic activities that take place in that faculty. The primary function of the Dean is to manage his/her own faculty in a cohesive manner and is responsible for planning its growth and development.
The Assistant Dean assists the Dean in managing the Faculty, coordinating all the academic activities that undergo in the Faculty, and promoting the well-being of faculty members and staff.
The Principal is responsible for coordinating and managing the various Schools that fall under jurisdiction of a Faculty. The Principal manage the human resources of the Schools and supervise and coordinate all the academic activities.
The Campus Chief is the head and the academic leader of a School and his/her primary function is to build the School under his/her jurisdiction strong in the teaching and learning ability. The Campus Chief is responsible for the overall quality of teaching and oversees the development of various curricula. S/he directs the entire academic activities, both at graduate and undergraduate level offered by that School.
HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Head of the Department is responsible for coordinating and supervising a single academic program, whether at Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. The HOD provides students with information concerning admission and application procedures, and verifies the satisfactory fulfillment of students’ academic requirements for their admission to the academic program. S/he prepares the academic calendar and class schedules for each semester, provides students with academic.
The Faculty Board (FB) is a coordinating body between the various Schools of a Faculty. Among its function, the Board is responsible for preparing policies concerning academic and administrative issues related to the faculty, recommends and advises on faculty development activities, and discusses any new programs or courses to be proposed.
The main function of a Subject Committee (SC) is developing courses of studies and reviewing curricula offered by the various Schools of a Faculty. The Committee is also in charge for recommending programs and curricula to the Faculty Board and Academic Council for their final approval.
The primary function of the Research Committee (RC) is to assist the Schools of a Faculty, as well as individual teachers and scholars, in preparing proposals for research projects. The Committee gives support in carrying out research activities and provides guidance for the academic and career development of the various faculty members.