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Purposes of the Council of Chairs and Directors (CoCD):

  • To foster the individual and collective effectiveness of the Chairs, School and Institute Directors in the performance of their duties
  • To provide the Administration of the University, prompt and accurate information about the needs, problems and viewpoints of Chairs and Directors
  • To provide Chairs and Directors with the opportunity for professional growth and development and for increased knowledge of the issues relevant to their roles as Chairs and Directors
  • To promote and protect the welfare, safety, and satisfaction of the Chairs and Directors


The COCD includes the Chairs of each academic department in a MSU Denver College or School – whether freestanding or as part of a College: in addition, COCD includes department chairs of any College based School or director of any academic institute at MSU Denver.


Council of Chairs and Directors Constitution 2018

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