Bylaws
ARTICLE II OFFICERS OF THE BOARD > SECTION 2.5. DUTIES OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL. :
SECTION 2.5. DUTIES OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL.
The general counsel shall direct a centralized legal office, with an appropriate staff under the general counsel's supervision, rendering legal services to the board and to the City University of New York. The general counsel shall report to the chairperson of the board and to the chancellor of the university. The general counsel and his/her designees are authorized to verify pleadings and to sign affidavits and other documents in connection with legal proceedings in which the board and its interests are involved. The general counsel is also authorized and empowered to execute all contracts and agreements on behalf of the board.