The Office of General Counsel represents the University of Idaho, its employees and related foundations, associations, and corporations in all legal matters arising from university business. The office supports all of the activities of the university through analysis and opinions related to the legal and policy issues inherent in teaching, research, outreach, and related services. Attorneys in the office of General Counsel have the sole authority to obtain legal services from attorneys outside the office regarding university matters. The office does not represent and cannot provide legal advice to students, except in their role as employees of the university. The office only provides legal advice about matters related to official university business and cannot advise persons who may have a claim against the university or one of its employees.
Diversity and Human Rights
The Office of Human Rights, Access and Inclusion focuses on practices that make all members of the UI community feel welcome, wanted, accepted, respected and supported. Chief amongst these practices is providing professional and authoritative advice with respect to University matters that concern access and inclusion in all aspects of the university, in particular representation in the classroom and in the workplace that is reflective of the broad diversity of people, ideas and perspectives that is the United States and the world.
The University of Idaho seeks to transform and broaden diversity in every respect as it relates to our campus culture and climate. Our commitment to engage with diversity, utilizing it as a learning opportunity, and to celebrate and embrace the opportunities and challenges that life in a genuinely multicultural campus community brings is reflected in the Strategic Plan. Notably, diversity is a consistent thread throughout the conceptual framework and mission of the University, with the desired outcome that it be woven into the very fabric which makes our institution great.
Provost and Executive Vice President
The Provost and Executive Vice President, as the chief academic and budget officer, administers the academic program (instruction and research in schools and other un-affliliated units) and university services in support of the academic program (student affairs, libraries, information resources, and institutional planning).
The provost and executive vice president are responsible for the institution-wide general direction of the instruction, research and outreach activities of the university and is the senior member of the administrative cabinet next to the president. He chairs the Provost Council and coordinates the activities of the vice presidents and other senior administration members. The executive council has responsibility to develop and recommend policy and budget priorities for consideration and action by the president. Acting for the president, and within delegated responsibility, the provost and executive vice president develops and assures compliance with administrative directives as are reasonable and necessary to support the mission of the university.
VP of Finance and Administration
Division of Finance & Administration: Their mission is to provide essential leadership in an environment that promotes distributed yet integrated management, productivity, and accountability toward the accomplishment of the university's strategic mission, goals, objectives, and strategies while ensuring proper stewardship of the institution's facilities, finances, personnel, and communication infrastructure.
VP of Research
The Vice President of Research is responsible for fulfilling the mission of the university research office by providing academic and administrative leadership to foster, support and inspire scholarly activity; oversee ethical, managerial and regulatory compliance of scholarly activities; and ensure dissemination and application of scholarly activities.
VP of University Advancement
The university advancement division is made up of four departments focused on fostering relationships, building partnerships, creating awareness and generating support for the university’s mission in academics, research, scholarships and outreach – University Foundation, Office of Development, Alumni Association and University Communications and Marketing.
Director of Athletics
The University of Idaho Athletics Department has sponsored collegiate athletics for more than 100 years. During this period, countless student-athletes, coaches and staff have constructed a rich history of athletic competition and academic accomplishment. It is the responsibility of current and future department members to continue this storied legacy. Academic achievement, athletic success and personal development are the constructs of Vandal Pride and Tradition.
Executive Director for Planning and Budget
The executive director for planning and budget leads the new Office of Planning and Budget's strategic, operational and capital planning processes, and creates a sustainable budgeting model for the university. The executive director is responsible for: monitoring performance against budgets; advising and guiding university leadership on strategic resource allocation; developing and advising on long- and short-term institutional planning; and providing information and research to support decision making and strategic planning.