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NU Vice President and
IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor
Ronnie D. Green
Associate Vice Chancellor
Assistant Vice Chancellor
The roles of IANR's administrators in the administration of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources have several components. The following areas of responsibility are applicable to the Vice Chancellor, the Associate Vice Chancellor and to the Assistant Vice Chancellor of IANR. In each of these areas, they collaborate with many individuals and groups and provide direction, assistance, guidance, wisdom, stewardship, communication and the many other qualities of leadership and management within the shared enterprise of IANR and the University of Nebraska.
IANR Administrators have key roles in the following areas:
Guide the development and articulation of the vision of the Institute for the future by encouraging programs and services that are consistent with this vision.
Promote high standards of performance and accomplishment for faculty, staff, and students.
Provide an example of communicating priorities, standards, and administrative procedures effectively while being open and responsive to faculty and staff concerns.
Establish and promote an environment of integrity and collegiality in which faculty, staff and students can work at the highest levels of performance.
Oversee the recruitment and appointment of highly qualified people. Develop effective administrative structures and procedures to allow for optimum efficiency.
Lead the development and incorporation of effective planning processes for setting short- and long-term goals of IANR as well as the Institute's programs and budget allocations.
Involve broad perspectives in planning processes that include input from faculty, staff, students, and other entities in partnership with IANR.
Establish procedures and plans for evaluation of programs and their modification.
Build support for IANR from a wide variety of constituencies, such as local, state and national leaders and business, industry, and governmental institutions.
Provide effective communication through several outlets for marketing the objectives and mission of IANR.
Seek and develop philanthropic, public and constituent support for the Institute.