The Office of the Chief of Staff / General Counsel
The Office of the Chief of Staff / General Counsel is responsible for the overall management of the President's Office and delegation of tasks related to the President or the President's Chief of Staff. It is the responsibility of the Chief of Staff to see that the President's goals are achieved and the initiatives of the President are brought to successful conclusion, to brief the President on policy issues, analyze proposals, assist in the process strategic decision making, including the summarization of key issues, represent the President as directed and ensure that the President's directives are sufficiently addressed by appropriate parties. In addition, the Chief of Staff / General Counsel provides advice, assistance, and guidance on legal issues. Western Kentucky University, as an institute of higher learning, seeks to provide the highest quality faculty and staff and a superior working and learning environment for the campus community.