The University shall be headed by a president who shall render full-time service. S/he shall be appointed by the Board, subject to the guidelines, qualifications and/or standards set by the Board, upon recommendation of a duly constituted search committee. S/he shall have a term of four years and shall be eligible for reappointment for another term.
Within six months before the expiration of the term of office of the incumbent president of the University, the Board shall constitute the Search Committee for the Presidency (SCP).
In case of vacancy in the office of the president by reason of death, compulsory retirement, resignation, removal for cause or incapacity of the president to perform the functions of his/her office, the Board shall have the authority to designate an officer-in- charge of the University pending the appointment of a new president.
In case of vacancy in the office of the president as mentioned in the immediately preceding paragraph, his/her successor or the officer-in-charge shall serve only the unexpired portion of the term.
The salary of the president of the University shall be in accordance with the Revised Compensation and Position Classification System and shall be comparable to that being received by the presidents of similar educational institutions.
The president of the University shall be assisted by a vice president for academic affairs, a vice president for administrative and financial affairs and a vice president for planning, research, extension, production and development, who shall be appointed by the Board, upon the recommendation of the president.