As the person with overall responsibility for the University’s students and student affairs, it is vital that s/he is informed and kept up to date about incidents, particularly those concerning students. The Dean of Students has the following responsibilities:
- Serves as a member of the Management Team.
- Ensures that the student support system is suitably prepared to respond to an emergency situation.
- Upon receiving notification of an emergency which may lead to media coverage, liaise with Senior Management and provide relevant information to the Communications and Marketing Division who will summarise the facts in a public statement.
- Dependent upon the circumstances of the emergency, s/he may choose to also involve the SRC and/or Student Disciplinary Officer.
Last Modified: Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:08:20 SAST