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ARTICLE IV THE COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS > SECTION 4.2. FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS. :
SECTION 4.2. FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS.
To ensure unified and cooperative leadership in the city university, it shall be the function of the council:
a. To advise the chancellor with respect to the formulation and periodic revision of a coordinated master plan for a system of public higher education for the city of New York and to indicate for each constituent institution its specific functions in this plan.
b. To recommend to the chancellor procedures and policies that affect more than one of the constituent colleges.
c. To recommend to the chancellor plans for the development of physical properties which will further the general educational program of the university.
d. To advise the chancellor concerning the operating and capital budgets of the entire university system. The presidents are specifically charged with the administration of their respective institutions and in this capacity they are responsible directly to the chancellor and through the chancellor to the board.